Listening resources

Below this ever-growing list of sources and links, you will find additional resources from this blog, including Recent Posts, Archives, and Categories.


The International Listening Association

Articles and Blog Posts

Ram Charan, The Discipline of Listening, Harvard Business Review Blog Network (June 21, 2012)

James Clawson, Active Listening (Harvard Business Review Case Study 1991) (purchase required)

Roger Crockett, Listening Is Critical in Today’s Multicultural Workplace, Harvard Business Review Blog Network (March 14, 2011)

Bronwyn Fryer, Is Listening an Endangered Skill?, Harvard Business Review Blog Network (November 5, 2009)

Marshall Goldsmith, Look Like You’re Listening, Harvard Business Review Blog (October 16, 2007)

Handling Q&A: The Five Kinds of Listening (Harvard Business Publishing Newsletters 1999) (reprint purchase required)

Donna F. Howard, Learning to Listen, Learning to Be Heard, American Bar Association GPSolo Magazine (April/May 2006)

Whitney Johnson, Keep Listening, But Start Talking, Harvard Business Review Blog Network (September 30, 2011)

Mike Moore, A Lawyer’s Recipe for Better Listening, Legal Productivity (July 23, 2012)

Waveney Ann Moore, Monk to Share Listening Lessons with Lawyers and Other Professionals, Tampa Bay Times (April 2, 2013)

Cathy Moran, Listening Skills Part of Bankruptcy Lawyer’s Skill Set, Bankruptcy Mastery (August 8, 2010)

Kevin O’Keefe, Listening: First Step in Blogging by Lawyers, Real Lawyers Have Blogs (January 2, 2011)

Rob Sullivan, Trial Lawyer Litigation Tip: The Importance of Listening, Lawyerology (February 17, 2012)

Why Lawyers Should Be Better Listeners, Inspired Law Practice: Helping Lawyers Discovery Balance and Happiness


Joey Asher, Selling and Communication Skills for Lawyers:  A Fresh Approach to Marketing Your Practice (ALM 2005)

Judi Brownell, Listening: Attitudes, Principles, and Skills (5th ed., Pearson 2012)

Martin Davidson, Listening (Industry and Background Note) (Harvard Business Review 2001)

Frederick Erickson, Talk and Social Theory: Ecologies of Speaking and Listening in Everyday Life (Polity 2004)

Linda Eve Diamond, Rule #1: Stop Talking!: A Guide to Listening (2007)

Bernard T. Ferrari, Power Listening: Mastering the Most Critical Business Skill of All (Portfolio Hardcover 2012)

Mark Goulston, Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone (AMACOM 2009)

Michael H. Hoppe, Active Listening: Improving Your Ability to Listen and Lead (Center for Creative Leadership 2006)

Debra L. Worthington and Margaret E. Fitch-Hauser, Listening: Processes, Functions, and Competency (Pearson 2012)


Michael Hoppe, Active Listening: Improving Your Ability to Listen and Lead (Center for Creative Leadership 2006) (PDF slide deck)

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