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Robert Hanna
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Entrepreneur | Recruiter | Creator | Investor | Community Builder at KC Partners

It's not what you say but how you say it... We have two ears and one mouth, so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. šŸ§ šŸ‘‚ We have all heard those expressions time and time again but are you really leveraging the power of silence in the noisy world we live today? As a middle child and in turn someone who likes to talk a lot, this has been a skill I've had to work hard on improving over the years! šŸ˜‚šŸ¤¦šŸ¼ā€ā™‚ļø In the legal profession, a negotiation room can feel like a battleground. As a legal recruiter and someone keen on understanding human behavior, I found myself facing skeptical faces, ready to negotiate a critical deal. ...

It's not what you say but how you say it...

We have two ears and one mouth, so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. šŸ§ šŸ‘‚

We have all heard those expressions time and time again but are you really leveraging the power of silence in the noisy world we live today?

As a middle child and in turn someone who likes to talk a lot, this has been a skill I've had to work hard on improving over the years! šŸ˜‚šŸ¤¦šŸ¼ā€ā™‚ļø

In the legal profession, a negotiation room can feel like a battleground. As a legal recruiter and someone keen on understanding human behavior, I found myself facing skeptical faces, ready to negotiate a critical deal.

I stopped, remembered, and listened.

That silence wasn't just a pause; it was a powerful statement. It allowed the room to breathe, to absorb, to reflect, and to connect. Through active listening, empathy, and knowing when to let silence lead, I discovered the profound truth that silence is your friend! šŸ¤«āœØ

The negotiation that followed was a success, but the real win was the relationship built on mutual respect and understanding.

Here's what I learned:

šŸ‘‰ Embrace silence; it speaks volumes.

šŸ‘‰ Practice empathy and active listening.

šŸ‘‰ Believe in what you say, and share real experiences.

šŸ‘‰ Remember, in sales or in life, knowing when to listen is a skill worth mastering.

Your words are powerful, but your silence can be even more so. šŸ‘ŠšŸ¼

Whether you're closing deals or building connections, remember to let silence lead the way.

How do you use silence in your communication? 

Share your thoughts or experiences below. šŸ‘‡šŸ‘‡šŸ‘‡

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