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Mar 23, 2006

"Knowledge speaks. Wisdom listens." --Jimi Hendrix

The Wisdom of Listening

When Kingshurst Junior, a failing school in a deprived area of the UK, was threatened with closure, one of its teachers stumbled upon the work of Monty Roberts, the famed “Horse Whisperer” known for his ability to tame wild horses in mere minutes without ever using physical force. Kingshurst introduced Roberts' concepts in their classrooms with spectacular results -- today it ranks among the top schools in Britain. They credit their success to Roberts' principles of non-violence and listening communication that have made an impact in several schools and prisons, not to mention over 250 companies including American Express, Sun Microsystems, Volkswagen and NASA!

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