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"Listening" Ted Talks Analysis

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This video How to Speak So People Want to listen stared in by Julian Treasure shows explains how when you're talking nobody is listening? As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal exercises and shares tips on how to speak with empathy, he offers his vision for a sonorous world of listening and understanding. Julian is founder and chairman of The Sound Agency, a UK-based consultancy that asks and answers the question: "How does your brand sound?" The agency specialises in creating effective and appropriate organic ...view middle of the document...

Julian has seven types of this, gossip, judging, negativity, complain, excuses, lying, dogmatism. Throughout the video Julian goes over each and every one of these traits and explains how they function in society. He also explains how everyone has a tool box in which we never use as much as we should. The tool boxes name is HAIL also known as Honesty, Authenticity, Integrity and Love. Throughout the video Julian explains how you can change your voice using some simple techniques, and depending on which on you choose depends on the situation. For example your pitch can indicate your arousal in the convocation, or pace can indicate your interestedness in the conversation.In conclusion, I feel as though this video shares me exact opinion. Many people these days are not listening to each other, it takes more than just standing next to someone to listen and it takes a serious listener to be able to give appropriate and specific feedback on what someone just said. It also shares me opinion of peoples habits, a lot of people think "if I judge someone no one will know" or "My opinion isn't just my opinion it's a true fact" and it's those people who need to watch videos like this to see how there actually harming themselves with false information.

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