Press Release: Christine Miles’ Book What Is It Costing You Not to Listen? Wins The Axiom Business Book Awards

Wins Silver In Category of Sales

For Immediate Release

Philadelphia, PA/April 14, 2022What Is It Costing You Not to Listen?: The Power of Understanding to Connect, Influence, Solve & Sell (ISBN 13 : 978-1636181493, Aviva Publishing, 2021, $29.95 hardcover) by world-renowned listening expert Christine Miles has won the Silver Award for the coveted Axiom Business Book Awards in the category of sales.  This groundbreaking book discusses why listening is the most powerful communication skill we have and how maximizing our listening skills enables us to be amazing communicators, strong leaders, and present friends and family members.  The award will be presented in a virtual ceremony on April 21, 2022.  Over 300 books were nominated in the category of sales.

The Axiom Business Book Awards are the largest and most respected critical guidepost for business books in today’s new world of publishing. These prestigious and competitive awards are presented in 23 business categories and serve as the premier list to help readers discover new and innovative works. Axiom Award-winning books help readers understand changing trends and technologies affecting the business world and point out opportunities in our complicated new economy.

“I am very honored and humbled that What Is It Costing You Not to Listen? has won the Axiom Business Book Awards,” said Christine Miles.  “The recognition this award brings to business books is immense and I am proud that What Is It Costing You Not to Listen?  stood out in the eyes of the judges drawn from both the business and literary worlds.

“What Is It Costing You Not to Listen? provides the knowledge and tools that will completely transform your ability to listen,” said Miles. “With the information provided in this book, business leaders will be able to empower their teams for greater success and individuals will be able to achieve deeper connection in their personal lives.”

The book is divided into three sections: why listening matters, how to listen differently, and how to follow the path to understanding, which applies Miles’ breakthrough system, The Listening Path™, a set of proven tools that transform how you listen and connect with others.

Tyler R. Tichelaar, PhD, award-winning author of Narrow Lives and The Best Place, said, “I didn’t even realize I wasn’t listening until I read What Is It Costing You Not to Listen? Christine Miles has convinced me I need to be a better listener, and she has given me the tools to do so. I’m learning to be less impatient and to quit thinking about how I’ll respond, as well as to ask better questions during my conversations. This book will change your life and your business. It’s powerful beyond words.”

For Miles, making meaningful change in your life starts by learning how to listen. In What Is It Costing You Not to Listen?, Miles demonstrates how to listen so that you can understand others at a deeper level and gain clear insight into what is really being communicated. The book provides straightforward examples of the impact of transformational listening on the workplace, familial relationships, and more.

About the Author

Christine Miles is an author, professional keynote speaker, consultant, executive coach, thought leader, entrepreneur, and radio show host.  She is the Founder and CEO of EQuipt, a training and consulting company that helps leadership teams grow sales, develop people, and create cultures of understanding. She developed The Listening Path™, a transformational workshop on listening to understand, which has been taught at various Fortune 100 corporations, universities, law firms, and privately-held companies.

For more information on Christine Miles and What Is It Costing You Not to Listen?, visit and follow her on social media @cmileslistens on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. 

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