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Tag Archives: conversation
(#412) Choices: Where Do You Choose To Be?
Once we choose who we want to be, people grow “to the way in which they have been exercised.” – William James – One of my yoga practices this past week, inspired this blog. As the instructor coached us into … Continue reading
(#405) Communication or Statement?
Are we listening to others—and to ourselves? One activist described communication as understanding someone else’s experience and presenting a point within that experience. “Even the most elementary grasp of the fundamental idea that one communicates within the experience of his … Continue reading
Posted in assumptions, awareness, blame, change, Communication, Community, growth, Haters, ideologies, intentionality, Mindfulness, resilience, self-awareness, self-efficacy Tagged assumptions, chakras, communication, conversation, growth, ideologues, listening, respect 5 Comments
(#400) Do We Live In A Post-Fact World?
Perhaps we live in a time when the question to ponder becomes, “If a fact is offered and it is not ‘liked,’ is it a fact?” Have we morphed into a post-fact world, as one source states, “in which virtually … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, Choice, Civility, curiosity, focus, fortitude, Grit, information literacy, Integrity, Personal Wellbeing, Priority management, self-awareness, self-efficacy, Words Tagged alternative facts, argument, assumptions, conversation, debate, information literacy, integrity, post-fact world, rants, truth, truthiness 3 Comments
(#392) He Made Me A Better Version Of Myself
Charles, thank you for being there for so many of us. Thank you for reminding us of the importance of humility, hard work, personal fortitude, paying attention, listening, and mostly, being human. You made me a better version of myself. … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, Appreciation, change, coaching, collaboration, collegiality, Community, confidence, conversation, core values, Discipline, ethics, fitness, focus, fortitude, Gratitude, growth, habits, intentionality, life success, Reflection, Reflective practice, Relationship, relevance, resilience Tagged accountability, appreciation, collaboration, consideration, conversation, discipline, fitness, goals, gratitude, motivation, resilience, strength 3 Comments
(#381) Before and After the Conversation
Conversation presupposes an interaction between two or more people. Synergy can develop with due consideration. Collaboration can result in movement for improvement. Ever notice how what passes for conversation usually is anything but conversation. Look around and you will observe … Continue reading
Posted in collaboration, Communication, Community, consideration, conversation, Life lessons Tagged collaboration, community, connection, conversation 5 Comments
(#185) Who Should Really Get Off The Bus?
If leaders cannot encourage and support open debate— even when it questions the direction of the bus—maybe they should get off the bus. In his best seller, Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t, Jim Collins … Continue reading
Posted in collaboration, Critical Thinking, leadership, teamwork Tagged conversation, critical thinking, debate, Jim Collins, leadership, rebellion 5 Comments