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Sean McArdle is a master motivator and speaker in the areas of sales, negotiation, strategic planning and personal development. His distinctions about what makes for a successful career and life come directly from his own experiences. His stories will take you on a personal journey from living under a bridge at 25 to negotiating some of the largest printing contracts in the publishing industry at 28. Since 1992, Sean McArdle has written numerous books, tapes and software programs in the areas of sales, strategic planning and personal development.
Sean McArdle's tapes series, LifeMapping: A Thinking Tool for Living Your Life On Purpose, was televised nationally in a 30-minute documercial with host and ESPN Sports Analyst, Joe Theismann. McArdle believes that the key to his success and yours is "the ability to design the architecture of a day that will bring you what you want for a lifetime."
A faculty member of the American Management Association, Sean McArdle delivers more than one hundred keynotes and seminars each year. He has shared the podium with many of today's leading celebrities, thinkers, and achievers. He is a consultant to some of America's leading businesses, including: Lucent Technologies, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance, Re/Max Properties, and the National Association of Printers and Lithographers.
Sean McArdle is the Chairman and founder of a nationally recognized training company providing seminars and consulting to some of America's leading corporations and the U.S. Federal Government. When he is not speaking or teaching others to teach his material, he focuses on new ways to help individuals take advantage of accelerated learning skills and techniques.
What is the difference between listening and hearing?
Communications expert Sean McArdle discusses the importance of becoming an effective listener including the difference between listening and hearing.
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Host: What is the difference between listening and hearing?
Sean McArdle: Great question! We all hear, in fact, we hear even when we are asleep. It is something we do naturally; it is one of our five senses and it is there to protect us. Listening is different, hearing is noise, listening is looking for the meaning of life and human beings are meaning making organisms. We walk around the globe, trying to figure out what things mean and what they mean to us.
So, effective listeners are people who have made a decision to get the meaning from life on purpose.