“Treat silence like another word,” says expert on listening, Oscar Trimboli

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Many agree that listening is a career superpower. But just because it’s important, doesn’t mean we’re all good listeners. Today’s guest, Oscar Trimboli, is a coach, consultant and podcaster who helps leaders, and lots of other people, become better, deeper listeners. His most recent book, how to listen, offers practical tips for improving the way we communicate. The book describes what listening involves, and suggests how we can be better at it. In this show, Oscar shares insights from the book, like the importance of preparing to listen, and the fact that silent pauses can help unlock a message. He also describes habits that undercut our listening skills, and suggests how to move beyond the barriers to deep listening. For more see: and