The Lost Art of Listening, Second Edition: How Learning to Listen Can Improve Relationships

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The Guilford Press #ad - The Lost Art of Listening, Second Edition: How Learning to Listen Can Improve Relationships #ad - It's so basic that we take it for granted. Unfortunately, most of us think of ourselves as better listeners than we actually are. One person talks; the other listens. Why do we so often fail to connect when speaking with family members, and empathic book has already helped over 125, or friends? How do emotional reactions get in the way of real communication? This thoughtful, romantic partners, colleagues, witty, 000 readers break through conflicts and transform their personal and professional relationships.

Experienced therapist mike nichols provides vivid examples, and practical exercises for becoming a better listener--and making yourself heard and understood, easy-to-learn techniques, even in difficult situations.

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Research from around the world has demonstrated that there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership. For the second edition of emotionally intelligent Leadership, the authors have incorporated their revised, undergraduate, data-based emotionally intelligent leadership EIL model into an engaging text for high school, and graduate students.

Emotionally intelligent Leadership is the perfect introduction to leading with emotional intelligence. The new edition is substantially rewritten based new research on the eIL model Its clear structure is organized around the three facets of emotionally intelligent leadership and 19 leadership capacities Questions at the end of each chapter encourage purposeful reflection and leadership growth Emotionally Intelligent Leadership is one of a kind, fostering growth and promoting intense self-reflection.

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students #ad - Students will appreciate the opportunity to learn more about themselves as they reflect on their experiences as learners and their own leadership journeys. The book can be used in conjunction with the Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students Inventory and Student Workbook for an immersive and transformative educational experience.

. The only book for students which explores the connection between emotional intelligence and effective leadership Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students is based on a conceptual model that helps students to become emotionally intelligent leaders. Students are empowered to enhance the campus experience and develop into effective leaders of the future.

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Sacred Pauses: Spiritual Practices for Personal Renewal

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Herald Press #ad - What would it take to feel renewed every day? instead of waiting for a vacation to smooth out the tensions of life, instead of waiting until the end of the week to shed our weariness, what if we could take time out every day? Live a renewed life every day? Be refreshed by God every day?Sacred Pauses offers simple ways for readers to do just that.

Sacred pauses is an introduction to this more centered way of life. The author, a pastor in British Columbia, begins with her own longing for personal renewal. In a fast-paced world full of distractions, spiritual practice can help us become more centered-more in touch with ourselves and others, more in touch with the world around us, more in touch with God.

Sacred Pauses: Spiritual Practices for Personal Renewal #ad - With plenty of stories from real life and ideas to try, this book is personal and practical. Its flexible format is appropriate for personal use or in a group, every day or any time. Free downloadable study guide available here. Each chapter explores a different spiritual practice-from the classic disciplines of Scripture reading and prayer to other creative approaches such as paying attention, making music, and having fun.

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Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone

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AMACOM #ad - And the first make-or-break step to getting there is having them hear you out. Just listen reveals how to:• make a powerful and positive first impression• listen effectively• talk an angry or aggressive person away from an unproductive reaction and toward a more rational mindset• Achieve buy-in--the linchpin of all persuasion, negotiation, a potential customer, and sales• And moreWhether you’re dealing with an angry client, or even a friend or family member who isn’t seeing eye to eye with you, your goal is most likely persuasion.

Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone #ad - Getting through to someone is a fine art, indeed, but a critical one nonetheless. The invaluable principles in Just Listen will get you through that first tough step with anyone. Whether you are dealing with a harried colleague, or an insecure spouse, a stressed-out client, things will go from bad to worse if you can't break through emotional barricades and get your message thoroughly communicated and registered.

Drawing on his experience as a psychiatrist, and coach, author Mark Goulston shares simple but powerful techniques readers can use to break through the stubborn and hardened outer layers of coworkers, business consultant, strangers, friends, or even enemies.

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Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most

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Penguin Books #ad - You'll learn how to: * decipher the underlying structure of every difficult conversation * Start a conversation without defensiveness * Listen for the meaning of what is not said * Stay balanced in the face of attacks and accusations * Move from emotion to productive problem solving. From the harvard negotiation project, the organization that brought you Getting to Yes, Difficult Conversations provides a step-by-step approach to having those tough conversations with less stress and more success.

Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most #ad - The 10th-anniversary edition of the new york times business bestseller-now updated with "Answers to Ten Questions People Ask" We attempt or avoid difficult conversations every day-whether dealing with an underperforming employee, disagreeing with a spouse, or negotiating with a client.

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Wide Welcome: How the Unsettling Presence of Newcomers Can Save the Church Prisms

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Fortress Press #ad - By intentionally extending the time of newcomer inquiry and allowing their questions, insights, and experiences to reverberate through the entire congregation both they and the church are changed. While most churches offer ‘new member classes’ and genuinely seek to welcome visitors, choirs, too often the end result is a rush to assimilate the newcomer into formal membership and all of the invitations to participation in committees, or fellowship groups that go along with it.

In wide welcome, jessicah krey duckworth presents the stark differences between the established congregation, which cares for current members and congregational identity, and the disestablished one, intentionally equipped to facilitate the encounter between new and established members. The disestablished congregations, she says, gains purpose and identity in the task of relating to the newcomer, and by doing so engages the world in powerful new ways.

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Faith Forming Faith: Bringing New Christians to Baptism and Beyond

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Cascade Books, an imprint of Wipf and Stock Publishers #ad - This is a great primer for anyone wanting more than a pastor's class, more than another curriculum. Faith forming faith describes the year-long process of faith mentoring that has become the center of this congregation's ministry. Invaluable. Anthony B. But how? how to do faith formation for adults, for a new time? Paul Hoffman's inspiring report on 'The WAY' goes a long way toward answering not only the 'why' and 'what, for seekers, ' but also the crucial 'how' question.

Robinsonpresident, congregational leadership northwest"Paul Hoffman joyously testifies to God's reviving breath stirring a congregation and bringing new Christians to baptism when a faith community embraces the Adult Catechumenate as the focus of its ministry. Satterleeprofessor of homileticsLutheran School of Theology at Chicago"Paul Hoffman has written a stunning book.

Faith Forming Faith: Bringing New Christians to Baptism and Beyond #ad - The book describes one congregation's bold embodiment of the ancient catechumenate--a pattern of apprenticeship forming people into faith in Jesus Christ. Hoffman is lead pastor at Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church in Seattle, Washington. Hoffman's easy narrative style weaves together solid pastoral and theological insights with the practical, real-life stories of lives transformed by a vibrant new faith--the lives of newcomers and long-time members alike.

Those skeptical that an ancient way of forming christians can work today will meet people whose lives were truly transformed as they walked with God, surrounded by God's people, faith, on a journey of revelation, and discovery that a congregation in Seattle simply calls 'The WAY. Craig A. But it's also a great witness to a skeptical, showing that a life of faith can be lived in a secular, questioning world outside the Church as well, questioning culture.

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Inclusion: Making Room for Grace

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Chalice Press #ad - Inclusion, " says the author, "is a discipline of consciously extending the boundaries of our communities to embrace and affirm people of diverse backgrounds and experiences. In this resource for ministers and church leaders, theories, Law provides models, and strategies that are both practical and theologically sound for moving faith communities toward greater inclusion.

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4 Essential Keys to Effective Communication in Love, Life, Work--Anywhere!: A How-To Guide for Practicing the Empathic Listening, Speaking, and Dialogue Skills to Achieve Relationship Success

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#ad - 2019 readers choice awards, customers--everyone! plus, first place winner, friends, and all your relationships? 4 essential keys to effective communication in love, life, marriage, parents, child or children, Advice category sponsored by TCK Publishing + 2019 International Book Awards, siblings, co-workers, Work--Anywhere! is an excellent 'How-To Guide' for practicing the key skills that will help you identify and overcome communication barriers and achieve relationship success with the important people in your life--your spouse or partner, Award-Winning Finalist in the Parenting and Family categoryWhat if a few simple skills could radically improve your life, there are Self-Review Questions and Action Items at the end of several of the chapters.

These skills will help you to:listen with greater empathy and understanding to what the other person is saying and feelingAvoid listening blocks to effective communicationEngage in empathic dialogue to achieve mutual understandingManage conflicts and disagreements calmly and successfullyNurture your relationships on a consistent basisExperience the power of expressing gratitude and appreciationAnd more.

4 Essential Keys to Effective Communication in Love, Life, Work--Anywhere!: A How-To Guide for Practicing the Empathic Listening, Speaking, and Dialogue Skills to Achieve Relationship Success #ad - . You will also get the 12-day communication challenge! This Action Guide at the end of the book will help you practice a particular skill step each day thus growing in confidence and ability as you do. The book is excellent to read and discuss as a couple, or in a book club or small group. Get the book now! click on the "add to cart" button above and start growing your skills to strengthen your marriage, family, and all your relationships!

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Grief: Contemporary Theory and the Practice of Ministry

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Fortress Press #ad - Written in an accessible way for ministers, ministers-in-training, and all pastoral and spiritual caregivers, this book provides the most up-to-date theory and research in grief to help inform their care of others. The result is a substantial disconnect between grief research, theory, and careÂwhich has evolved greatly over the last two decadesÂand ministerial practice.

Grief: Contemporary Theory and the Practice of Ministry #ad - Using a metaphor of grief as a mosaic, religious, integrated with important theological, Melissa Kelley presents contemporary grief theory and research, and ministerial perspectives. The experience of grief has been a source of intrigue and curiosity throughout history, and it continues to stimulate thought and theory in various fields of study.

Through exploration of critical topics including attachment to God, and religious coping in grief, meaning making, readers are brought right to the heart of a contemporary understanding of grief. Unfortunately, these fields tend to function in isolation from each other.

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Skills for Effective Counseling: A Faith-Based Integration Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

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IVP Academic #ad - Anyone in a helping profession―including professional counselors, pastoral counselors, spiritual directors, chaplains and others―needs to develop effective communication skills. But learning these skills is like learning a new language: it takes time and practice to communicate effectively, and lack of practice can lead to the loss of one's ability to use this new language.

Suitable for both beginning students and seasoned practitioners, Skills for Effective Counseling provides a biblically integrated approach to foundational counseling skills that trains the reader to use specific microskills. These skills include perceiving, attending, validating emotion and empathic connection.

Skills for Effective Counseling: A Faith-Based Integration Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books #ad - Chapters include textbook features such as sample session dialogues, role plays and a variety of both in-class and out-of-class exercises and reflection activities that will engage various learning styles. Professors teaching within cacrep-accredited professional counseling programs will be able to connect specific material in the textbook to the latest CACREP Standards.

Strategically interwoven throughout the chapters are special topics related to:multicultural counselingbiblical/theological applicationscurrent and seminal research related to microskillsdiagnostic and theoretical implicationsclinical tips for using skills in "real world" counseling settingsthe relevance of specific microskills to interpersonal relationships and broader ministry settingsThis textbook and the accompanying IVP Instructor Resources include all of the activities and assignments that an instructor might need to execute a graduate, undergraduate or lay course in foundational counseling skills.

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