We’ve all been there: Someone comes to us for support. And because we care, we offer advice, we offer encouragement—we try our best to make a difference. But the result is a draining interaction that doesn’t seem to help.

Things can be different. Supportive Listening is a powerful technique that enables anyone to offer real support through conversation, without becoming exhausted or frustrated in the process.

With Supportive Listening, your friends, clients, and patients can gain clarity and come up with their own solutions to life’s challenges. This isn’t coaching, this isn’t therapy–it’s much simpler. Anyone can learn to be a Supportive Listener.

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Watch the 5 minute talk The Magic of Supportive Listening.