Overview:  Listening well is super hard in today’s culture, so how do we do it better? Tune in to this week’s episode to hear what the leading researcher on listening tells us and to discover a few ways to think differently about how you’re showing up as a listener.

What you’ll learn in this episode: 

  1. Dick Bass: A modern day parable that warns us about the perils of not listening well 
  2. Why listening has become a hard thing to practice 
  3. The one thing we do that sabotages our listening 
  4. What you can do to develop the habit of listening and become a better storyteller 

Find out more: Dive deeper with my guide, “The Habits of Storytelling,” available at, offering 20 helpful questions to help you find and tell great brand stories.

Resources mentioned in this episode: 

Read “You’re not Listening,” by Kate Murphy 

Download The Habits of Story at Storyhouse Fifteen