Christine Miles is a former therapist and ‘professional listener’. In this conversation, Lindsey and Christine discuss how common it is to learn how to speak as a child, but not how to listen. We are not wired to be good listeners, so we must actively practice listening well because the art of listening can deeply and positively impact our relationships as parents and as spouses.
Christine and Lindsey discuss the importance of speaking when you have something of value to say rather than speaking to fill the space. Extroverts, are you listening? 😉 Lindsey asks Christine to teach her practical and implementable ways to make changes to bad listening to enhance her relationships. They also talk about offering solutions when solutions aren’t wanted and how this can create a vast disconnect in our relationships.
Christine has recently published an award winning book, What Is It Costing You Not To Listen: The Power of Understanding to Connect, Influence, Solve & Sell that dives deep in how we can learn to listen differently to better understand those in both personal and professional relationships
Christine shares her story of an interest in the art of listening from a very young age and has devoted her lifes work to helping improve listening in our interpersonal relationships.
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