Presentation: Deep Listening: Creating Conversational Agility

Track: Optimizing Yourself

Location: Majestic Complex, 6th fl

Duration: 4:10pm - 5:00pm

Day of week: Wednesday

Level: Beginner

Persona: General Software


One-third of all project failure is the result of poor communication and ineffective listening. In this presentation, you will learn how to increase your ability to respond to project breakdowns by simply changing the way you listen.

Topics covered:

  • Learn the latest developments in the neuroscience of listening
  • Learn the three levels of the Conversational Dashboard
  • Learn the three layers of Deep Listening

Speaker: Brian Branagan

Silicon Valley Change Executive Coaching

Brian knows the intense pressure of technology environments from his 25+ year career as a software testing manager with Aldus, Adobe, Getty Images, RealNetworks and F5 Networks. He founded Quality Conversations in 2014 to show leaders and teams how they can increase their Return on Conversations. Brian also delivers short-term, high-impact coaching through Silicon Valley Change Executive Coaching and is a certified coach through the International Coach Federation.

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