Poor Listening is a pandemic social virus that seeks to erode and destroy relationships at work, at home, between friends and within the family. It Only Hurts When I Listen identifies the surprising causes of this subtle but pervasive virus and offers a radical cure. With inspirational contributions by Ken Blanchard, Richard Blackaby and others, It Only Hurts When I Listen delivers both a wakeup call and customized treatment plan for ...
Poor Listening is a pandemic social virus that seeks to erode and destroy relationships at work, at home, between friends and within the family. It Only Hurts When I Listen identifies the surprising causes of this subtle but pervasive virus and offers a radical cure. With inspirational contributions by Ken Blanchard, Richard Blackaby and others, It Only Hurts When I Listen delivers both a wakeup call and customized treatment plan for transforming lives and relationships.
It Only Hurts When I Listen will give you the practical tools that will help you make more of a difference in the lives of others. You will learn how to master the art of “servant listening” the firm foundation upon which all healthy human interaction is built. You will be shocked to discover the hidden causes of your poor listening and then given practical solutions to becoming a radical listener. Finally you will develop a simple template that will help you transform you and every relationship in your life present and future.
“For years I have been a passionate pioneer in championing servant leadership, because I believe it is the only way to lead effectively. While my colleagues and I in the servant leadership arena have done a good job of encouraging leaders to be humble servants of those they lead, we have not thoroughly addressed the concept of servant listening. It Only Hurts when I Listen by P. John Brunstetter, PhD shows the unique power of servant listening in building and transforming people and relat
John Brunstetter, Ph.D. an Energizer/Innovator is the CEO (Chief Encour- agement Officer) for Team Interplay LLC. “Dr John” also teaches in the Masters of Counseling program at Liberty University. John has been an adjunct college professor for more than 30 years with The University of California, the University of San Francisco, California Polytechnic University, and Saddleback Community College.
One of John’s long-term clients has been the Ken Blanchard Companies where he has served as a technology provider for almost 10 years. Working closely with Francisco Gomez in their Office of the Future, Dr. John has provided the automated version of the Spanish Communications DNA Profile to Blanchard’s Latin American clients. In addition to serving many small to middle market companies over the past decade, Dr. John has been an Organizational Development (OD) Con- sultant to WD-40, Qualcomm and a variety of high-tech and manufacturing companies. Dr. John is also working to provide communications technology and training to The Stewardship Alliance, Ronald Blue and Company, Family Wealth Partners and other wealth planning companies. These organizations also use the communications technology to develop and grow relationships with internal staff and external clients.
Prior to his mid career Ph.D. in OD from The Fielding Graduate University, John held senior leadership positions with Fluor Corporation,Warner Lambert, and Firestone. He has been active in professional development community serving as the President of The American Society for Training and Development (Orange County CA Chapter) and PIRA (Personnel and Industrial Relations Association).
John and his wife Carolyn reside in Charlotte NC and have 7 children and 14 grandchildren.