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The Power of Deep Listening with Oscar Trimboli
Gayle Lantz - Leadership Expert Gayle Lantz - Leadership Expert
For Immediate Release:
Dateline: Birmingham, AL
Thursday, March 7, 2024


True listening is a rare gift, and it can lead to deeper connection and understanding. Leaders often assume they know how to listen, when in reality they have room to grow. 

Gayle Lantz speaks with Oscar Trimboli, an expert on deep listening. 

About Oscar Trimboli:

Oscar is on a mission to create 100 million Deep Listeners. He is author of How to Listen and  host of the Apple award-winning podcast Deep Listening. He’s also a sought-after keynote speaker. Oscar is passionate about using the gift of listening to bring positive change in homes, workplaces, and cultures worldwide. 

He has interviewed over 100 of the most diverse workplace listeners, including Air traffic controllers, deaf and foreign language interpreters, hostage negotiators, and spies as part of researching world-class listeners. Over 14,000 people have contributed to his research about what gets in their way when it comes to listening 

Oscar is a marketing and technology industry veteran who has worked for companies like Microsoft and PeopleSoft. 

This episode delves into the mindset required for deep listening. Oscar challenges assumptions and offers insights to help leaders listen at a higher level.

This episode covers:

  • Why deep listening matters more than we realize 
  • The gap between what people say and what they actually think or mean
  • Adopting a curious, open mindset to uncover the unsaid
  • Asking questions that reveal deeper meaning without inserting bias  
  • Making strategic use of silence and pausing
  • Checking for understanding and meaning, not just waiting your turn to talk
  • Noticing when your “listening battery” needs recharging  
  • Refocusing on desired outcomes when conversations get difficult
  • The high cost of not listening in business 

Listen to gain a new appreciation for the art of deep listening and how you can elevate your practice of it in your leadership role. Explore ways to have more meaningful dialogue and build stronger connections that impact your life, work and business.




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Dateline: Birmingham, AL United States
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