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#712 Listening with an Open Mind Drives Successful Collaboration

Most careers require you to work with other people. Listening with an open mind drives successful collaboration. Do your best to strip away preconceived ideas and open yourself up to differing viewpoints.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in listen, Podcasts, win people over.

#711 Become a Great Listener

If you want to be a well-liked person, become a great listener. Here are some thoughts on how to do it.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in listen, Make people like you, Podcasts, win people over.

#708 Get Interested in What People Have to Say

We are quick to assume that we know about a topic someone is discussing or that we completely understand the person that is speaking. When we reach this assumption we begin to tune them out. What if we could genuinely get interested in what people have to say?…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in listen, Make people like you, Podcasts, win people over.

#704 You Don’t Always Have to Be Right

Think about all of the arguments you’ve had with people. What if you simply accepted the fact that you don’t always have to be right? If you let others be right they will like you better and you will reduce conflict in your life.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Conflict resolution, Ego and Success, Make people like you, Podcasts, relationships, win people over.

Impacting the Life of Others

As I write this article, I am sitting in a chair next to my father, as he lies in the intensive care unit in the hospital. It’s been less than two weeks since he was diagnosed with the most severe form of Leukemia.

The outpouring from well-wishers and the notes he has received have been extraordinary. My mother just showed me his email inbox. There must be 100 notes from people whose lives he’s impacted. I’m in awe of all the individuals that see him as a mentor or father figure. How could he have made such a dramatic impact in the lives of so many?…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in give of yourself, win people over.

#458 Make Your Story Relatable

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If you want people to respond positively to what you are telling them, make your story relatable.

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Make people like you, Storytelling, win people over.

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