Great communicators and leaders are comfortable with silence

Learn the many meanings of silence and how they impact your team and business


The Sound of Silence 


Section I Knowing Yourself

The activities in this section enable you to:

  • identify your strengths
  • identify areas that can be improved
  • monitoring changes in you



  • greater self-knowledge
  • better detect changes in mood
  • better understand why you experiences emotional and psychological changes
  • more comfortable with yourself


Section II Monitoring Yourself

The exercises will teach you how to:

  • identify when you're about to engage in rash behaviour
  • control your reactions
  • think more clearly
  • keep a level head
  • take responsibility for your actions



  • reduce aggressive behaviours
  • remain calm
  • retain control of yourself
  • reduce the amount of things you've said that you regret
  • make better decisions
  • keep conversations productive
  • be a better listener


Section III What you say to yourself

The work in this section teaches you to:

  • be aware of your inner voice
  • the importance of what you say to yourself
  • be aware of how your inner voice can help you or hurt you
  • how to make your inner more productive



  • higher self-esteem
  • more willing to take on challenges
  • better able to handle setbacks
  • more balanced emotionally and psychologically
  • more focused
  • calmer
  • more in control of yourself


Section IV Active Listening

The exercises in section IV enable you to:

  • focus on the message of the speaker
  • clarify emotional content
  • ensure that the person's message is understood by you
  • monitor body language
  • ensure body language is consistent with what you are saying
  • suspend your judgement and your thoughts



  • communicate more effectively
  • reduce tension in a conversation
  • reduce misunderstandings
  • take aggression out of conversations
  • maintain interest in communication
  • build trust
  • improve quality of interactions and meetings


Section V Types of Silences

In Section V you will learn:

  • what is constructive silence
  • what is destructive silence
  • how to monitor your thoughts during moments of silence
  • how to use silence



  • more comfortable with silences
  • improved self-control
  • improved mental clarity
  • more self-assured
  • take the pressure off of yourself to fill the silences
  • gain information from the types of silences
  • make better decisions as a result of being comfortable with silences
  • empower others to actively participate
  • build trust
  • foster stronger relationships


This self-guided 99 page printable PDF course will be emailed to you upon receipt of payment. 


Course is also available in a 1/2 day and full day interactive workshop. Available in French and in English. Contact me for more details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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