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  • Q: "What's on your mind?" A: Kids like me fleeing Ukraine

158: What’s On Your Mind?

Asking people “what’s on your mind?,” helps others go beyond sharing news of the superficial events in their life. It deepens relationships. Listen in to learn how.

158: What’s On Your Mind?2022-04-22T19:43:29-05:00
  • How to listen

154: How to Listen Like a Hostage Negotiator

Learning how to listen well is a valuable relational skill. It’s an important tool we all need to understand others and to impact their lives for good. Listen in to today’s episode where listening well is a matter of life and death.

154: How to Listen Like a Hostage Negotiator2022-04-16T15:01:12-05:00
  • What do I say?

148: What Not to Say When Bad Things Happen to Good People

Be careful of what not to say when bad things happen to good people. Comfort others by letting them see your heart aching with theirs. Your presence will have more power than your words. Listen in to learn more.

148: What Not to Say When Bad Things Happen to Good People2022-03-02T13:28:32-06:00
  • More joy comes into our relationships when we listen well

146: More Joy in Our Relationships

We will find more joy in our relationships when we take the time to listen to the relational melodies created by the important people in our life. Listen in to learn more.

146: More Joy in Our Relationships2022-02-22T20:42:28-06:00

123: Ask Thoughtful Questions and See What Happens

Hello everyone and welcome to episode 123, “Ask Thoughtful Questions and See What Happens” In last week’s episode, no. 122, “The Questions We Ask … and Fail to Ask,” I suggested that to deepen our relationships with people try asking the two questions asked of me recently. Namely,

123: Ask Thoughtful Questions and See What Happens2021-09-22T15:17:13-05:00

105: How to Listen Better

An effective way to connect with people is to learn how to listen better. Books teaching practical listening skills are a good place to start. We talk about one in today's episode. Hello everyone and welcome to episode 105. I have a question for you today. If you

105: How to Listen Better2021-09-22T12:44:13-05:00
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