Words matter. They are the bricks with which we build. They set the intention of what is to come. Click the title to read more about this experiment that may show more than we expect about the impact of our words.
So, you've got another meeting to plan. It's that weekly meeting. Same people. Pretty much the same topic. Click here for something to up the engagement!
I-statements help keep the temperature down during high-stress conversations. But, one student asks, "Isn't all this I-I-I talk selfish?". Click title for post.
Just a little ditty on the value of repeating when trying to plant a message, an idea, a concept....
Don't we all have that burning feeling deep inside of something we want to do, who we want to be? But, there's that little fear isn't there. What about ... them? We are all affected by the thoughts and feelings of those around us. And, we are all walking around in contagious states. Best to …
'Focusing' is one of the most powerful tools we use to produce, and to produce creatively. It has an earned reputation for being hard to achieve. Even monks cloistered in a silent space struggle. What is it and why is it so hard?
Relationship, honor, trust, these are tricky things. We pay for our lack of mastery, by turning off, turning away. But oh, the gifts that we may reap with open transparency. This is my poem about it: We had a quick chat, didn't we ... A moment where thoughts, words, feelings flowed between just us ....
Drawing audience members' thoughts, concerns, questions out before they are spoken can help generate a group discussion. The entire speaking engagement is more productive. How does one develop this intuitive capacity?
... so open that every letter gets its own windowpane. ...so open it doesn't need serifs ... sans serif all the way. ...so open, that the sun probably always shines on it, just like this. Hope I can be that open today. SaveSave
Perceive. Incubate. Express. Inspire. Innovate. Sow seeds.