Why Don't We Listen Better?: Communicating & Connecting in Relationships

Why Don't We Listen Better?: Communicating & Connecting in Relationships Jim Petersen
  • Title: Why Don't We Listen Better?: Communicating & Connecting in Relationships
  • Author: Jim Petersen
  • ISBN: 9780979155901
  • Page: 487
  • Format: Paperback
  • Why Don't We Listen Better?: Communicating & Connecting in Relationships Jim Petersen Why Don t We Listen Better Communicating Connecting in Relationships With a light touch and sensible techniques Dr Jim Petersen distills years of counseling and pastoral ministry into an informal volume loaded with practical tips examples and techniques to practice H
    With a light touch and sensible techniques, Dr Jim Petersen distills years of counseling and pastoral ministry into an informal volume loaded with practical tips, examples and techniques to practice His book highlights our cultures courtroomlike communication that often puts people at odds with each other Most people think they listen well but dont and folks walk away uWith a light touch and sensible techniques, Dr Jim Petersen distills years of counseling and pastoral ministry into an informal volume loaded with practical tips, examples and techniques to practice His book highlights our cultures courtroomlike communication that often puts people at odds with each other Most people think they listen well but dont and folks walk away unheard, misunderstood and disconnected Readers will chuckle in recognition at the tongueincheek but spoton flatbrain theory of emotions It shows how and why we get upset and confused in tense situations and what to do about it It lays the practical groundwork to better manage emotionally loaded situations This book shows communication that works and is equally appropriate for professionals, such as pastors and therapists and for the general public The ingenious TalkerListener Card gives a takingturn method to end arguing as we know it It works for couples, business relationships, church listening programs, counselors, group discussions and the family dinner table listening game Thirty listening techniques will help the reader immediately begin to turn enemies into friends, poor relationships into decent ones and good relationships into better ones These accessible skills are being used in pastoral counseling classes, counseling offices, church staffs, professional offices, on dates, in corporate board rooms and at kitchen tables around the country.
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    About Jim Petersen


    1. Jim Petersen has been on Navigator staff since 1958 He pioneered the Navigator ministry in Brazil He is also the best selling author of Living Proof, The Insider, and Church Without Walls.


    760 Comments


    1. Yes, my mother was right, I DID need to read this book Actually, EVERYONE should read this book And now that I ve read it, I need to go buy my own copy to keep on hand Jim Petersen does a wonderful job of explaining how we go flat brained when we re under stress or under attack, and I love that he also gives concrete steps and techniques to use to recover from that and open communication lines back up by really and truly LISTENING to what other people are trying to tell us We definitely need the [...]

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    2. I m well into Chapter 6 and this book is definitely exceeding my expectations The author is a seasoned Christian counselor and utilizes very practical information and methods to become a better listener, as well as a talker The amazing thing is that while he doesn t directly infuse scripture into his writing, it becomes very clear that the methods that he s proven to be most effective actually point the reader to the word of God and becoming Christ like to truly make the methods work in EVERY t [...]

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    3. Good read for those looking to be better listeners.

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    4. Brings new understanding to how people communicate Explains barriers to understanding and how to overcome them It is simply a must for any counselor.

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    5. Foundational remindersWhat I really enjoyed about Petersen s text was the manner in which he transforms listening skills or lack of to physical and visual behavior, action, and or reaction Making that identification can help individuals recognize the behaviors in themselves and make any necessary modifications Bravo Petersen I know I certainly had to make some critical adjustments in my listening skills

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    6. I enjoyed Mr Petersen s use of humor in this book He took an often light hearted approach to many serious issues that impact people s abilities to communicate and listen effectively He also offers a lot of useful advice on how to address these deficiencies in listening skills Overall, I found a lot useful tips that I can use in this book than I have in many similar books.

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    7. Good, easy, well written Of the communication books I ve read over the last few months, this was the better of the three The format was simple and the writing was easy to follow This is certainly something that couples can do together and discuss to improve communication

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    8. I d recommend to anyone wanting to feel heard and wanting to help people feel understood Great read with good flow.

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    9. This was for a Pastoral Counseling class but it was super Highly recommend

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    10. Great book This book will enhance your communication abilities It is going to teach you how to effectively listen to others I highly recommended this book to all people.

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    11. Read about half of it and then put it down.

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    12. Great book to help learn some key listening skills

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    13. Interesting perspectives on relationships and listening.

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