Want to make a meaningful difference in the way you communicate with someone today?

Ever wonder how to get your teenager to listen to you more? Would you like to improve your relationship with a coworker? Strengthen a relationship? Ease tension during a misunderstanding?

When it comes to relating with another person, these 3 Steps are the primer – the essential beginnings of taking action once you have a true desire for understanding.

These 3 Easy Steps are derived from very basic principles taught by Dale Carnegie in his award-winning book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People”.

  1. Stop. Take a moment from whatever you’re doing.
  2. Smile as you look into the person’s eyes.
  3. Listen. Really listen to what they are saying.

Does this sound too simple? While these steps aren’t a “fix all”, they also really aren’t difficult if practiced and they can have the effect of working magic in communication! You can practice these 3 Steps anywhere, anytime, with anyone. Give it a shot & see what a difference it can make.


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