This is an invaluable guide to effective communication. It asks Why do we often feel cut off when speaking to people closest to us? and What is it that keeps so many of us from really listening? It provides a thoughtful look at the reasons why people don't listen. Filled with easy-to-learn listening techniques, Are You Really Listening is a guide to the secrets and joys of listening and being listened to.
Paul J Donoghue and Mary E Siegel are psychologists in private practice in Stamford, Connecticut. They are also consultants to corporations and organisations in the United States, Canada and Europe.