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Conversations: The Missing Skill – Active Listening

  Think about a time when you felt heard and when you were fully engaged in a conversation?  It’s not when someone is giving a great monologue (story) or when you’re busy thinking of the next witty thing to say.  …

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Beyond Eye Contact: What Are Social Pragmatics?

Social pragmatics are the structure and non-verbal behaviors that occur in a conversation.  Is there eye contact?  Are the individual’s facial expressions varied and appropriate to the situation?  Is the individual the appropriate distance from another person for both of …

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