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By: Vadim Kotelnikov

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Author of the Smart & Fast mini-course


Wise Listening 360: Three Levels

Yin-Yang of Effective Listening

  1. Mentally put yourself in other person’s shoes.

  2. Keep the conversation on what the speaker says, not on what interests you.

  3. Spend more time listening than talking.

Yin and Yang of Communication

  1. Let the speaker talk. Do not dominate the conversation and do not interrupt incessantly.

  2. Pay attention, never become preoccupied with your own thoughts when others talk, take brief notes to concentrate on what is being said.

  3. Do not finish the sentence of others.

  4. Ask questions, but do not answer questions with questions.

  5. Be aware of biases and perceptions. Control your biases and validate your assumptions.

Wise Negotiation DOs and DON'Ts

10 Great Communication Quotes

  1. Encourage the speaker, provide feedback and paraphrase to show you are listening.

  2. Plan responses after the other person has finished speaking, not while they are speaking.

  3. Analyze by looking at all the relevant factors, ask clarifying and open-ended questions.

  4. Summarize – walk the person through your analysis.







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5 Listening Techniques

Indian Empathic Listening Technique

Listening To Emotions

Listening Quotes

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Asking Effective Questions

Socratic Questions

Body Language

Eye Contact

Effective Negotiation

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Effective Coaching

The Ask / Tell Repertoire

Coaching by Questioning

GROW Model

Knowing Yourself and Others

The Way Our Mind Works

Emotional Intelligence (EI)

Mental Maps


Cultural Intelligence

Managing Cross-cultural Differences

Cross-cultural Communication

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Selling By Coaching