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Julian Treasure

Sound and Communication Expert. Author, Sound Business.

Believes there are seven deadly sins of speaking that prevent people from listening to you when you speak.

Suggests five ways to listen better including three minutes a day of silence and savoring mundane sounds.

“Conscious listening creates understanding.”

Thinks our culture is now much more into telling than listening.

Believes there are four ways sound affects us including psychologically and cognitively.

“The art of conversation is being replaced – dangerously – by personal broadcasting.”

Thinks sound design is as important as visual design, but we don’t think enough about how its impact on our happiness.

Believes hearing is passive, but listening is an active skill none of us are taught.

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