Why You Should Be Curious and Present in Conversations with Joe Pardavila

Today’s guest is Joe Pardavila the author of the new book, Good Listen. Joe was a radio personality and producer on the New York City radio station, 95.5 PLJ. He studied sketch and improv comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade and was a founding member and actor in the New York-based sketch comedy group, Clip Show. He is the co-director, writer, and producer of the award-winning horror satire, “The Witches of Bushwick.” Currently, he serves as the director of podcasts for Advantage Media Group|ForbesBooks. 

During our conversation we discussed how to create magic moments in conversations by being curious and completely present with others. 

Joe explains how to be an active listener and how to pay attention to what isn’t said in a conversation. 

Finally, Joe shared his thoughts on if it is possible to improve in conversation and what the tangible benefits of being a good conversationalist are.

We discussed all of this and so much more in today’s episode, so please give it a listen and send me a message with your thoughts @ JamesQuandahl on Instagram and Twitter… And if you’re enjoying the show please subscribe or follow and share this episode with a friend.

Episode resources

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Joe’s podcast, The Forbes Books Podcast, on Apple Podcasts

Joe’s Book, Good Listen

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