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How learning to listen and be assertive can help your communication

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    Problem and Promise

    Ever felt like you're talking, but not truly being heard? Or listening, but not really understanding? These communication breakdowns are more common than you think.

    The good news is, It doesn't have to be this way.

    In the following Blinkist Article, we'll provide a roadmap to navigating the intricate landscape of communication, promising insights that can bridge gaps and elevate your conversational prowess. Ready to unlock a new dimension of connecting? 

    Well, let’s start with engaged listening.


    Effective communication is much more than just choosing the right words or speaking loudly. Yet, have you ever wondered how certain individuals effortlessly build rapport, while others struggle to make genuine connections? More often than not, the magic lies beneath the surface.

    To truly excel in the art of communication, one has to master intricate elements that are both visible and subtle. In this Blinkist article, we'll delve deep into four foundational components that can make or break any conversation: Engaged listening, recognizing nonverbal cues, managing stress effectively, and asserting oneself with clarity and respect.

    By grasping these, you not only enrich your interactions but also pave the way to meaningful relationships and leadership roles. Intrigued? Let's get into it.

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    What is Go Beyond Talk: Connect Powerfully about?

    From listening barriers to the power of non-verbal cues, this Blinkist Article breaks down the essentials of effective communication. Equip yourself with knowledge and tactics to elevate every conversation and truly connect.

    Who should read Go Beyond Talk: Connect Powerfully?

    • People who want to feel connect more deeply with others 
    • Anyone who feels they aren’t expressing themselves the way they want to
    • Those who want to be better conversationalist

    About the Author

    This multi-sourced Article was created by the Content Team at Blinkist based on the main ideas from Effective Communication by Lawrence Robinson, Jeanne Segal, Ph.D., and Melinda Smith, MA on helpguide; How To Master The Art Of Nonverbal Communication by Christy Whitman on Forbes; and 7 Powerful Habits That Make You More Assertive by Lolly Daskal on Inc.

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