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What if making one tweak to your day-to-day conversations could immediately improve every relationship in your life?
In this three-hour, conversational listen, you'll discover the whats, whys, and hows of one of the most valuable (yet surprisingly little-known) communication skills - validation.
Whether you're looking to improve your relationship with your spouse, navigate difficult conversations at work, or connect on a deeper level with friends and family, this book delivers simple, practical, proven techniques for improving any relationship in your life.
Mastery of this simple skill will enable you to:



Calm (and sometimes even eliminate) the concerns, fears, and uncertainties of others
Increase feelings of love, respect, and appreciation in your romantic relationships
Quickly resolve, or even prevent, arguments
Help others become open to your point of view
Give advice and feedback that sticks
Provide support and encouragement to others, even when you don't know how to "fix" the problem
And much more

In short: this skill is powerful. Give the principles and practices in this book a chance and you'll be amazed at the difference they can make.
©2017 Michael S. Sorensen (P)2017 Michael S. Sorensen
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5 out of 5 stars
By John B. Waits on 04-01-18

Quick and effective read

Quick. No fluff. Very effective techniques and examples. Great read. Highly recommended book on communication.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Kindle Customer on 03-05-18

Makes a GREAT Gift!

I gave out several copies of this book to close friends and neighbors over the holidays. No matter how good our relationships might be, this book helps improve them and take them to a more connected level. I’ve never had so many heart-felt thank yous for a simple gift!

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By MR on 10-09-17

Simple yet powerful <br />

This book is a hidden gem. I've realised past experiences where conversations have gone sour because I wasn't giving validation to the person I'm listening to and thinking I'm helping offering advice. The idea is so pratical yet so powerful and can completely change how people may talk to you if you understand when and how to validate.

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By Colin Williamson on 03-26-18

Eye Opening

Great advice and insights on the human mind and emotion. Highly recommended. I am currently putting into practice in the workplace and it's great.

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