Why Are You Telling Me This?

A Brief Introduction to Communicating

by Mark Hickson



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 11/25/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 142
ISBN : 9781663247483
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 142
ISBN : 9781663247490

About the Book

Effective communication and meaningful relationships are built on listening with all of our senses. To that end, Mark Hickson III he provides numerous personal examples of how to listen and how not to listen in Why Are You Telling Me This? Get answers to questions such as: • In what ways does communication extend beyond correct grammar and pronunciation? • Why is body language so important when communicating with others? • How can you make more accurate “guesses” about others? • In what ways do we assess the people with whom we interact? The author observes that interestingly, most people believe they are good at communication. Most believe that they listen well, although they know they don’t. This is especially the case when we consider that listening is more than an auditory exercise. It involves looking, thinking, smelling, touching, and sometimes even tasting. Join the author as he examines how to improve your everyday interactions with others to relieve stress and achieve better results by boosting self awareness and mastering the art of reciprocity and synchrony.

About the Author

Mark Hickson taught in five different colleges over decades. Hickson holds the Ph. D. and the J. D.. He has written numerous books on such communication topics as small group communication, organizational communication, communication theory, public speaking, and nonverbal communication. He and his wife, Nancy and their children Brennan and Josh, live in Alabama.