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Government Shutdown: In the Perspective of Listening with Geoffrey Caine

The Government Shutdown It came unexpectedly after businesses had already closed. The announcement happened at night, but the chatters of differing opinions of what would happen or why it happened were ablaze. “It already happened once in the Clinton era, … Continue reading

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The Brand New Funderstanding Youtube Channel

We are excited to announce our dedication to video content! In our first video, Funderstanding President, Eric Cohen speaks with the author of 9 Skills for Listening to Life, Geoffrey Caine, on the problems and perils of lacking good listening … Continue reading

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Talking ‘Listening Skills’ with Author Geoffrey Caine

Do you realize you are frustrating people by not listening to them and not letting them be heard? You may not even realize that your listening skills are not as good as they can be. I, for one, was unaware … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Improve Your Outlook on a Failed Education System

I don’t complain about my sky-high property taxes. I am a happy customer of my school district so I feel I get good value. My kids get a great education. I feel confident enough in my public school that I … Continue reading

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The Disney Door: How to Give Your Child a Spark of Inspiration

My high school history teacher was convinced that Disney was the cause of human ignorance. Every day that I strolled into class wearing a Mickey Mouse t-shirt (quite often) he’d wince and go on a tirade about how historically inaccurate … Continue reading

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Four Great Podcasts for Younger Kids

Sure, most podcast listeners know about Serial, TED Talks, and This American Life but what if you're interested in finding a podcast for the youngsters in your life? What do you suggest to them? Even better, what can you listen to together, as a family? The great thing is that… Read More




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