Found on a skip through TED talks, is this from Julian Treasure who advises business on the effective use of sound.  In his talk he urges us to consider the benefits that come from more effective listening.  Not just in becoming more productive communicators, as we are often guided to do, but also in terms of paying attention to the incredibly array of sounds, natural or mechanical, beautiful or otherwise, that are around us.

His talk forms connections with others, who similarly, give us the opportunity to consider how to pay attention to the world around us.  and this “paying attention” is about our communication with others, with the natural world and ultimately with ourselves and how we can play an active part in creating a more peaceful and caring world.

So, after listening to Julian Treasure, try these:

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