The Empowerment Gathering live in Sacramento, CA

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Will return August 4 and 5, 2011
The Double Tree Inn, Sacramento, CA

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Women's Empowerment: Tips for effective communication

The spoken word belongs half to him who speaks, and half to him who listens.
- French Proverb

One of the most powerful ways to enhance your communication is to listen.
I'm not speaking of passive listening. Nor am I referring to listening while
waiting for the next opportunity to get your point across. I'm speaking of
active listening.

Are you really listening... or are you just waiting for your turn to talk?"
- R. Montgomery

Paraphrasing is a great way to enhance your listening skills.
With this technique you might say " So if I understand correctly
you are saying that ...... when you.....?"
This helps in any dialogue whether it's personal or business.
It's engaging and reinforces the individuals belief that you
actually care about what they're saying and this builds rapport.

So while you're pursuing your personal and business empowerment consider
learning effective listening skills a significant part of developing effective

Here's a fun exercise -
Try this test of how well people listen:
Ask someone:
How do you pronounce J-O-K-E? "Joke"
How do you pronounce P-O-K-E? "Poke"
How do you pronounce B-L-O-K-E? "Bloke"
How do you pronounce S-M-O-K-E? "Smoke"
How do you pronounce the white of an egg? "Yolk"
Are you sure??

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