How to Speak so that People Want to Listen

Our TED Talk recommendation this month is by Julian Treasure, whom provides guidance on speaking powerfully to make change in the world. He prefaces this by stating seven deadly sins of speaking, which are: gossip, judging, negativity, complaining, excuses, lying, and dogmatism. Julian goes on to provide four cornerstones to combat these sins, using the acronym HAIL: Honesty, Authenticity, Integrity, and Love.

Julian poses the question: “What would the world be like if we were creating sound consciously and consuming sound consciously and designing all our environments consciously for sound?”

And continues on to state, “That would be a world that does sound beautiful, and one where understanding would be the norm.”

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This article was published in the Future Leaders & Entrepreneurs Exchange’s (FLEX) July 2019 edition of the FLEX Your Ideas (FYI) Newsletter.

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