3.01.06 LEARN with The Power of Listening

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mediation

adj
the process by which someone tries to end a disagreement by helping the two sides to talk about and agree on a solution

1. In the course of my mediation work, I personally witnessed the enormous cost of conflict, the broken relationships, families, the stressed-out workplaces, the ruinous lawsuits, and the senseless wars.
witness

verb
to experience or see something happening

1. In the course of my mediation work, I personally witnessed the enormous cost of conflict, the broken relationships, families, the stressed-out work places, the ruinous lawsuits, and the senseless wars.
enormous

adj
extremely large

1. In the course of my mediation work, I personally witnessed the enormous cost of conflict, the broken relationships, families, the stressed-out workplaces, the ruinous lawsuits, and the senseless wars.
cost of conflict

phrase
the total price that results from a conflict or disagreement

1. In the course of my mediation work, I personally witnessed the enormous cost of conflict, the broken relationships, families, the stressed-out workplaces, the ruinous lawsuits, and the senseless wars.
broken

adj
used to describe a law, rule, or promise that is not obeyed or not kept.

1. In the course of my mediation work, I personally witnessed the enormous cost of conflict, the broken relationships, families, the stressed-out workplaces, the ruinous lawsuits, and the senseless wars.
stressed out

adj
worried and nervous

1. In the course of my mediation work, I personally witnessed the enormous cost of conflict, the broken relationships, families, the stressed out workplaces, the ruinous lawsuits, and the senseless wars.
work place

phrase
the place where a person regularly goes to do his or her job

1. In the course of my mediation work, I personally witnessed the enormous cost of conflict, the broken relationships, families, the stressed-out work places, the ruinous lawsuits, and the senseless wars.
ruinous

adj
causing great harm or destruction.

1. In the course of my mediation work, I personally witnessed the enormous cost of conflict, the broken relationships, families, the stressed-out workplaces, the ruinous lawsuits, and the senseless wars.
lawsuit

noun
a disagreement between people or organizations that are brought to a court of law for a decision

1. In the course of my mediation work, I personally witnessed the enormous cost of conflict, the broken relationships, families, the stressed-out workplaces, the ruinous lawsuits, and the senseless wars.
senseless

adj
not at all reasonable, or with no good or useful purpose

1. In the course of my mediation work, I personally witnessed the enormous cost of conflict, the broken relationships, families, the stressed-out workplaces, the ruinous lawsuits, and the senseless wars.
strike me

idiom
to have a feeling or idea about something

1. What always strikes me is the biggest opportunity we have actually, is to prevent these conflicts even before they start.
prevent

verb
to stop something from happening or someone from doing something

1. What always strikes me is the biggest opportunity we have actually, is to prevent these conflicts even before they start.
listening revolution

phrase
the speaker has created his own term that describes a worldwide change in the way people listen.

1. A listening revolution that can turn this Age of Communication into an Age of Listening.
revolution

noun
a big change or improvement in the way that something works or looks, or in the way that people do a particular activity.

1. A listening revolution that can turn this Age of Communication into an Age of Listening.
turn something into something

phrasal verb
be transformed into or become a particular kind of thing or person.

1. A listening revolution that can turn this Age of Communication into an Age of Listening.