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TGL 005 How I lost My Voice & Learned to Listen Better

TGL 005 How I lost My Voice & Learned to Listen Better

In this episode of The Gorman Limit, I talk about listening. A lot. About how I learned to listen better when I lost my voice, about what I learned about listening from my dissertation, and about full speech v. empty speech.

Intro: 0:00 - 5:38

  • Why title the podcast "The Gorman Limit"
  • In particular why the word "Limit"?

Losing my voice & learning to listen better - 5:38-24:28

  • The phases of my time as a mental health professional
  • I lost my voice and learned something really important


My dissertation -- "Shut up & listen" - 24:28-32:32

  • I wanted to title it "Shut Up & Listen"
  • We don't really think about HOW we listen
  • What I learned about reflecting on how we listen


Empty speech V. Full speech - 32:32-50:00

  • What is empty speech
  • Don't answer empty speech with more empty speech
  • Some examples of full speech