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Do Listen

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Do: Listen teaches a skill as unusual as it is everyday: how to listen. While other entries in the Do Book series will teach you the principles of design, of effective email, or of taking a break, Bobette Buster's second effort for the Do Book Company focuses on a skill that we normally see as passive. But listening, she argues, underpins everything. It is the cornerstone of respect. It is the basic requirement to being successful with others, and to understanding yourself. But above all, she argues, listening is a courageous act, because it requires us to to be open to change....

Do: Listen teaches a skill as unusual as it is everyday: how to listen. While other entries in the Do Book series will teach you the principles of design, of effective email, or of taking a break, Bobette Buster's second effort for the Do Book Company focuses on a skill that we normally see as passive. But listening, she argues, underpins everything. It is the cornerstone of respect. It is the basic requirement to being successful with others, and to understanding yourself. But above all, she argues, listening is a courageous act, because it requires us to to be open to change. Do: Listen aims to transform your habits into those of a good listener – to be silent, to ask simple questions at the right time – noting, quite simply, that 'new things usually happen after you do this'. 

Do: Listen is the 18th book in the Do Book Company's line-up. Its author, Bobette Buster, is a story consultant to Disney, Pixar, and Sony Animation, and Professor of the Practice of Digital Storytelling at Northeastern University in Boston. 

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About The Do Book Company

The Do Book Company is an independent publishing house based in Shoreditch, east London. We produce a series of inspirational pocket guides for creative entrepreneurs, makers and doers. The books are available in print, digital and audio.

Each book is written by a speaker from the Do Lectures, an annual event held in west Wales. The idea is a simple one: that people who Do things, can inspire the rest of us to go and Do amazing things too.

We’re proud to carry Do Book Co and present it to our customers in the Netherlands and internationally via our shop online. To see Do Book Co in person, please visit our store in Amsterdam.


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Do Listen

Do Listen

€ 13,00