Listening Pays: Achieve Significance through the Power of Listening

Listening pays applies to everyone in any organization. Read this book and take action on what it teaches you. It is filled with solid, proven and relevant content. In this true-to-life story, listening PAYS offers a practical and powerful system that can be the path to becoming a great listener. Manny steil, founder and first President of the International Association proclaims.

. Despite his boss's comment that he is not listening enough, Stu has no idea how to change his performance until he finds an unlikely sage. This is the first instructive fable designed to advance the listening skills of everyone who is wise enough to purchase, read, and follow the insightful pathways of Rick’s characters.

". He learns how to listen better at work and in life, and realizes just how important listening can be; it's the cornerstone of all human behavior. Sales director stu Preston has just six months to improve his performance or find another job. You will be glad you did!” Dr. Listening pays provides a pathway to INCREASE.


Seven Thousand Ways to Listen: Staying Close to What Is Sacred

Used book in Good Condition. Because listening is the doorway to everything that matters. Weaving together memoir and meditation exercises, Nepo offers many ways to listen to life and live more fully. From the #1 new york times bestselling author, “a consummate storyteller with a rare gift for making the invisible visible” Publishers Weekly, this beautifully written spiritual memoir explores the endless ways we can listen for life’s deepest messages.

Mark nepo moved and inspired millions of people with his #1 New York Times bestseller The Book of Awakening, a spiritual day book. A moving exploration of self, our relationship to others, and the world around us, this remarkable guide unpacks the many ways we are called to redefine ourselves and to name what is meaningful as we face life’s challenges.

. Having experienced hearing loss, luminous, nepo affirms that listening is one of the most mysterious, and challenging art forms: “Whatever difficulty you face, there are time-tried ways you can listen your way through. Now, in this new exploration of the human journey, Nepo inquires into the endless ways life asks us to listen.


The Sacred Art of Listening: Forty Reflections for Cultivating a Spiritual Practice The Art of Spiritual Living

Learning to listen―really listen―requires sacred practice. The sacred art of listening guides you through forty practices of deep listening―to our Source, to ourselves, and to each other. Inspiring text and contemplative artwork combine to communicate the three essential qualities of deep listening―silence, reflection and presence.

Hearing and listening are two different things. They demonstrate that the key to healthy relationships and spiritual transformation can be as basic as practicing the art of listening. You will learn how to:speak clearly from the heartCommunicate with courage and compassionHeighten your awareness and sensitivity to opportunities for deep listeningEnhance your ability to listen to people with different belief systems Used book in Good Condition.


Listening Across Lives

Used book in Good Condition. Listening skills contribute to successful careers and RelationshipsWritten by a myriad of experts, including contributors to the International Journal of Listening and other academic journals, Listening Across Lives features a unique contextual approach to the study of listening.

Each of listening across lives’ ten chapters examine listening through a specific context – many of which have never been addressed before. Listening Across Lives by Molly M. Cates:promotes comprehension! chapter Introductions, Objectives, Key Terms, Discussion Questions, Summaries, and Activities help readers focus on important concepts.

Analyzes listening skills in leadership, spiritual/religious, education, relational, health communication, organizational, and other contexts. Features a chapter dedicated to Listening Across Technologies. Stoltz, Karen P. Sodowsky, and Carl M. The chapter introduces students to the role of technology within the listening process, examines how listening spaces are created within various technological contexts, and discusses the negative & positive attributes.


The Communication Age: Connecting and Engaging

Sage Publications Ltd. Used book in Good Condition. This contemporary and engaging text introduces students to the essentials of interpersonal, media, and public communication while incorporating technology, small group, and speech communication to foster civic engagement for a better future. We are in "the communication age.

No matter who you are or how you communicate, we are all members of a society who connect through the internet, not just to it. From face-to-face interactions to all forms of social media, The Communication Age, Second Edition invites you to join the conversation about today’s issues and make your voice heard.


Principle-Centered Leadership

The key to dealing with the challenges that face us today is to develop a principle-centered core within both ourselves and our organizations. Sage Publications Ltd. The result is a more balanced, more rewarding, and more effective life. Used book in Good Condition. Covey offers insights and guidelines that can help you apply these principles both at work and at home—leading not just to a new understanding of how to increase quality and productivity, but also to a new appreciation of the importance of building personal and professional relationships.

Dr. Covey demonstrates that the answer to these and other dilemmas is principle-centered leadership, a long-term, inside-out approach to developing people and organizations. From the author that brought you the New York Times bestseller The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People comes a foundational guide to leadership.

How do individuals and organizations survive and thrive amid tremendous change? why are efforts to improve organizations failing despite the millions of dollars in time, talent, capital, and energy within ourselves—and others—in the midst of pressure? Is it realistic to believe that balance among personal, family, and human effort being spent on them? How do we unleash creativity, and professional life is possible? Stephen R.


Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, 10th-Anniversary Edition

Sage Publications Ltd. And he shows how we can all benefit by questioning the usual definitions of business success. In his new afterward, burlingham reflects on the similarities and learning lessons from the small giants he covers in the book. Goals like being great at what they do, creating a great place to work, providing great customer service, making great contributions to their communities, and finding great ways to lead their lives.

In small giants, veteran journalist Bo Burlingham takes us deep inside fourteen remarkable companies that have chosen to march to their own drummer. Used book in Good Condition. Yet quietly, under the radar, a small number of companies have rejected the pressure of endless growth to focus on more satisfying business goals.

How maverick companies have passed up the growth treadmill — and focused on greatness instead. It’s an axiom of business that great companies grow their revenues and profits year after year. Portfolio. They include anchor Brewing, the original microbrewer; CitiStorage Inc. The premier independent records-storage business; Clif Bar & Co.

The company of restaurateur danny meyer; and zingerman’s community of businesses, the record company founded by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco; Union Square Hospitality Group, maker of organic energy bars and other nutrition foods; Righteous Babe Records, including the world-famous Zingerman’s Deli of Ann Arbor.

Personality: Theories & Applications

Social psychological Theory 5. Traditional American Theories 4. Personality: theories and applications bridges the gap between research-oriented books and traditional theory books by combining a strong historical perspective with practical applications that largely concern personalities in the workplace.

Sage Publications Ltd. Section topics include: 1. Introduction to Personality Psychology 2. Personality: theories and applications also provides a natural transition to a second course in research topics providing a context for understanding the relevance of the topics. Personality psychology is about the fundamentals of human nature, and is the subject matter that attracts students to psychology in the first place.

Portfolio. Designed for the first course in personality psychology, Personality: Theories and Applications serves as an ideal introduction to personality psychology. It is written in a clear and accessible style that thousands of students have found engaging as it focuses on the core content of personality psychology.

Used book in Good Condition. The major theories of personality contain important insights about human nature, but they are often unconnected with modern research. Responses to social Psychological Theory Used book in Good Condition.

Storied Health and Illness: Communicating Personal, Cultural, and Political Complexities

For all of us, communicating about health and illness requires a continuous negotiation of these complexities and a delicate balance between what we learn about the biology of disease from providers and our own very personal, subjective experiences of being ill. Unique narrative approaches to the study of health communication include: 14 chapters written by 22 contributors who use engaging stories from their own research or personal experience to introduce and ground foundational communication concepts in healthcare, organizational wellness, health promotion, community support, and other health-related sites of interest.

Used book in Good Condition. Theorizing practice boxes that encourage readers to reflect on stories that describe significant experiences in their own and others lives as they consider assumptions and enlarge their viewpoints in previously unimagined ways. Portfolio. Comprehensive content reflects the editors' substantial research in integrative health, and innovative ways of improving well-being and quality of life in personal relationships, the workplace, healthcare, narrative care, and community settings.

36 health communication in action hcia sidebars that highlight applied research of innovative health communication scholars in their own words and then prompt readers to think more deeply about their own perspectives and experiences. Storied health and illness brings together dozens of noteworthy scholars, in a provocative collection that embraces narrative ways of knowing to think about, both established and emerging, analyze, behaviors, and reconsider our own and others' health beliefs, and communication.

Compelling stories of individuals living with the inherent challenges and unexpected opportunities of mental illness, health threats to immigrant workers, aging, alopecia, miscarriage, developmental differences, addiction, breastfeeding, dialysis, obesity, cancer, sexual harassment, and youth gun violence.

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