The Power of Saying Less

“When people are heard first, they tend to listen to what you say when it’s your turn. Silence breeds curiosity and curiosity leads to a conversation where someone will listen to you.”

The less you say the more likely you are to be heard.

Tim Denning tells the story of a meeting in which he only spoke two sentences to demonstrate the power of saying less.

He also explains why you learn more by listening, the one who speaks less has the power, and interrupting communication patterns can be a valuable tactic.

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