Quick Tip: Repeat What You Just Heard

One of the fundamentals of becoming a great communicator is best explained in the classic book How to Win Friends and Influence People.

The most important skill in that book is listening… and then rephrasing what you just heard back to the other guy.

This proves that you listened… and processed what you heard. And it will astonish anyone you do it with… because nobody else is listening at all. They’re just waiting impatiently until they can interrupt to stress their point, regardless of what the other guy has said.

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