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The zen of listening

mindful communication in the age of distraction

by Rebecca Z. Shafir

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Published by Theosophical Pub. House in Wheaton, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Listening

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRebecca Z. Shafir.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF323.L5 S53 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6782522M
    ISBN 100835607909
    LC Control Number00031759
    OCLC/WorldCa44110259


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The Zen of Listening Mindful Communication in the Age of Distraction. This award-winning book, gives readers simple, authentic and reliable ways to connect more efficiently with people and information. The mindful listening method utilizes more brain power, thus improving: concentration; memory; focus; the ability to capture more than just the.

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Rather than a list of tricks, this audiobook is an all-encompassing approach allowing you to transform your life.

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She is a year student of transcendental meditation and Zen studies and has a black belt in martial arts. The Zen of Listening is grounded in the Zen concept of mindfulness, a simple yet profound way of learning how to filter our distractions and be totally in the present.

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Shafir. Readers will be amazed at how simply learning to focus intently on a speaker improves the relationship, increases attention span, and helps develop negotiating skills.

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This book contains easy ways on how to start your Zen meditation practice, including all the things you need. “The Art of Listening” is from a collection of Brenda Ueland’s essays: “Strength To Your Sword Arm: Selected Writings” “The Old Friend You’ve Never Met” “Reading Brenda Ueland’s essays are like chatting with an old friend.

Her description, enthusiasm, and sheer enjoyment of writing permeate every page of this charming book. In my experience, mindful listening is a powerful mindfulness practise that benefits both the person speaking and the person listening. The speaker feels listened to and knows that they have been listened to, and the listener gains far deeper insight into what the speaker really means.

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Also tragic is the student who suffers from poor concentration. Instead, mindful listening can help you to become aware of distractions so you can refocus and listen consciously.

In her book, "The Zen of Listening," Shafir says mindful listening helps you to: Retain information. Pause before you speak so that you can consider the effect of your words.

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