The 4th “R” – Uncovering the Forgotten Business Tool

This afternoon I met with Jacqueline Rixen to fine tune the workshop we are conducting together next Saturday, August 22, entitled "The 4th “R” – Uncovering the Forgotten Business Tool". Jackie and I make a good team as she complements my strengths and weaknesses. Finding someone with her characteristics is essential to accomplishing a successful workshop. If you are interested in improving your listening skills, here is more information on the workshop:

You’ve studied reading, writing, and speaking, but what about listening?

Join us for Listening – The 4th “R” – Uncovering the Forgotten Business Tool

In this thought provoking workshop, you will learn:

· Why listening?

· The basics of good listening.

· How to listen with your whole body.

· How being a better listener will attract better results in business.

· How to be more comfortable in those dreaded "networking events" and family gatherings.

· How to ask better questions for business and casual conversations.

· How to connect more closely with family members, customers, and clients.


Mike O'Krent, founder of LifeStories Alive, LLC, makes personal history videos for families that value their heritage. Mike interviewed Holocaust survivors for Steven Spielberg's Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation. During that incredible experience, he learned valuable listening skills and discovered the importance of recording the life stories of our loved ones.

Jacqueline Rixen is an Austin attorney who uses listening every day to help her clients accomplish their legal goals.  She has over 20 years experience as a lawyer and many more years as a listener.


Saturday, August 22 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM.

Treaty Oak Bank, 101 Westlake Dr, Austin, 78746


Cost: $80, includes special gift.

Limited seating available.  Reserve your seat by contacting Mike O'Krent at either 512-431-8166 or .
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