Author: Sorensen, Michael S.
Details: Product Description + 2018 IPA Book Award Winner + 2018 Readers' Favorite Award Winner What if making one tweak to your day-to-day conversations could immediately improve every relationship in your life?In this 3-hour, conversational read, 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. About the Author Michael S. Sorensen is a marketing executive by day, and an avid reader, researcher, and personal development junkie by night. Obsessed with finding the best principles and practices for living a rich, fulfilling, and connected life, he seeks out and experiments with new and interesting ideas to discover what actually *works.* Having benefitted from years of mentoring from coaches, counselors, and executives (and the wisdom of countless self-help books), he’s set out to share his explorations, insights, and discoveries with others.