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How to Be Heard

Narrated by: Julian Treasure
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Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Renowned five-time TED Talk speaker and author Julian Treasure reveals how to speak so that people listen - and how to listen so that people feel heard. As this leading sound expert demonstrates via interviews with world-class speakers, professional performers, and CEOs at the tops of their fields, the secret lies in developing simple habits that can transform our communication skills, the quality of our relationships, and our impact in the world. Julian Treasure offers an inspiring vision for a sonorous world of effective speaking, listening, and understanding.

Communication skills, secrets, and tips discussed in this book include - how to make sound work for you to improve well-being and happiness; why listening matters and how listening and speaking affect one another; the power of your vocal toolbox and how to build your speaking power; how to plan and structure content so you always hit the bull's-eye; exercises and methods to achieve clarity and impact; and how to deliver like a professional speaker to win over any audience.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio. 

©2017 Julian Treasure (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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One of the best self development books

The topic of the art of listening may not sound like much to you, but that what I was thinking and readily admit my mistake.
The author masterfully puts the idea across, engages with the listener and as a result the book is a gem.

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It needs to be updated

The book is great!
And... audible isnt helping... The chapters are incorrectly placed... It needs to be reviewed and updated

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Tips from an interpersonal communication master

Like many, I imagine, I read this on the back of Julian's popular Ted Talks. I had high expectations of the book and wasn't disappointed.

I also enjoyed the pleasure of listening to Julian talk through the material. As a trainer in interpersonal communication I found it eye opening, entertaining and most importantly practical.

This Audiobook edition also has Julian's interviews with some of the most popular Ted talkers.

Highly recommended to anyone with an interest in speaking publicly or desire to communicate more effectively and with greater empathy.

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  • Nate
  • 10-12-18

I was a bit torn at first.

I didn't love everything in this book. There is a lot of passages I regard as pretty obvious and I didn't love some of the "this will make you a better salesmen" presentation. It's also ironic that I found an audio book on speaking more palatable at 1.15x - 1.25x speed...

That said, I took several important things from this book and I'll likely use some of them forever. I'm trying to reduce my use of words like should, just, only, nobody, anybody, etc.. I'm also working on my listening and making my speech "more powerful." This audio book has its flaws but it's undeniably useful.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 14-10-19

Excellent.

Best ever non-fiction narrated audiobook.
I found the information extremely valuable and applicable to everyday life as much as public speaking. Wish i'd known this earlier, and would recommend this book to anyone really.
Only thing I found a bit overkill was the amount of acronyms.
Thanks Julian, I've learned so much, and continue to grow as I apply this. And agree that this world would be a better place if more people would learn how to listen.

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  • AmazonFan
  • 18-01-20

Listening THEN Speaking = Communication

This book was so much more than I expected. Julian covers the complete process of how to listen and how to be heard. Oh, if everyone could read this and apply it, what a wonderful world it would be.

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  • Mark
  • 26-03-19

superb book!!!

The author does an incredible job narrating and his content is imperative. The world needs to hear this book.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 14-03-19

The best Self help, Self development book ever 👍

This material is essential for the growth of human kind. Mr Julian treasure's voice is music to ears. Material in this book has to be studied seriously.

I will be revising this book over and over again.

Absolutely Loved it ❤️

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  • sam blohowiak
  • 07-01-19

ok insights smothered in self indulgent prose

I want to like. but too much about scary technology, ruined generations, and unhelpful examples

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