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Did You Really Say What I Think I Heard?

A project in Austin, TX by Sharon Drew Morgen

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Participate in a groundbreaking book on listening as its being written. Be the muse of a NYTimes bestselling author. Make a difference!
Backers: 21
Average Pledge Per Backer: $149

Funded: $3,125 of $45,000
Dates: Jun 19th -> Jul 19th (30 days)
Project By: Sharon Drew Morgen
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Thanks, Everyone

July 16th - via:
You all have taught me so much! You've taught me that you believe you know how to listen, but have less success hearing what others intend. You've taught me that you believe listening is a natural process and you always hear what you need to hear,... (Read More)

How do you know you hear what's intended?

July 7th - via:
Wikipedia defines listening as hearing another through bias. It defines hearing as being a physical process. I've heard from so many of you that you know how to listen. Yet you all agree that you don't always hear what's intended. So, technically... (Read More)


July 1st - via:
 Answer these questions to see how accurately you hear what your communication partner intends you to hear, and how much business you are losing as a result.  1. How often do you enter conversations to hear what you want to hear – and disregard... (Read More)

Sharon Drew Answers

July 1st - via:
Sharon Drew answers questions about her book.  (Read More)

Your Listening Sucks

June 26th - via:
Are you aware that it is physiologically impossible to hear all of what your communication partner intends you to hear? It's far, far easier with people close to us. With those outside our tribe, it's pretty impossible. Our unconscious plays... (Read More)

Day 7 - What's up?

June 26th - via:
Hey folks: I must admit I'm a bit stymied. I've been getting so many, many calls, emails, retweets about the importance and wonderfulness of my new book, but people aren't contributing. What's up? Do you all think you know how to listen? In fact, no... (Read More)

Day 5: Listening determines our life's success

June 24th - via:
Do you realize that you live near people because you can communicate with and understand them? You marry people who have the same type of listening habits you have? You choose jobs with people who you share similar biases and filters with so you... (Read More)

Day Three: Do you know how you listen?

June 22nd - via:
It's the weekend. Slow. My long term friend and speaking coach Lee Glickstein, founder of Speaking Circles International, joined the campaign. Thanks, Lee. And thanks fo the many, many of you who are tweeting, and sending out notices on Facebook... (Read More)

Day Two: old friends and faithful supporters

June 21st - via:
Say what you like about Kickstarter, but it sure kicks up the dust. Friends I haven't heard from in yonks, old clients calling to ask what it's all about - even one enemy called to wish me well! Having people decide when, if, and how much to... (Read More)

Day One: a great start

June 20th - via:
I'm so excited by the enthusiastic response to Did You Really Say What I Think I Heard?. Nick Miller,  President of Clarity Advantage, Michael Stebbins, CEO of Market Motive, Ted Elvhage, President of Bredband, Sweden, Eric Luhrs, President of Guru... (Read More)

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