Winning Through Empathy Based Listening
“Ladies and gentlemen, we got him.”
In 2003, Eric Maddox collected the intelligence which led to the exact location of Saddam Hussein—the Ace of Spades in the infamous Deck of Cards. His unique methodology, based on empathy based listening and not on force, shaped the future of intelligence collection on both the battlefield and in the boardroom.
Today, Eric shares his life and business changing techniques—along with the compelling story of Saddam’s capture—with audiences and organizations around the world. As a keynote speaker, consultant and author, he delivers empathy based listening as the number one tool for building trust and maximizing influence in all areas of life. Trust turns customers into champions and advocates. Influence makes leaders more effective. Collecting the right information enables better decisions and the ability to innovate, adapt and compete.
No other military speaker delivers empathy based listening as a tool that anyone can implement to see immediate results.
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Consulting & Training
Deploy tactical empathy based listening to build trust, make better decisions, grow influence, and gain an edge over the competition.
Eric’s expertise—fine-tuned over 2,700 interrogations—guarantees to position you into maximum results.
Mission: Blacklist #1 Book
Discover the inside story of the search for Saddam Hussein—as told by the soldier who masterminded his capture—in Mission: Blacklist #1.
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