By Susan Kavanaugh Remember that song refrain: “Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me”? It reminds me of being 12 years old and singing in the church choir the day I was baptized. It also reminds me of the time I had the pleasure of working with Jill Jackson-Miller, the … Continue reading Understanding Emotional Intelligence
Month: January 2018
Do You Dehumanize Arguments? Choose Mindful Discourse!
By Holly Duckworth My momma used to say, “If you have nothing kind to say, say nothing at all.” What happened to that? Who changed the rules to say, “If you have nothing kind to say, dehumanize, post it on social media?” This week I request that we all slow down as a human family … Continue reading Do You Dehumanize Arguments? Choose Mindful Discourse!
Do You Listen to Understand or Listen to Connect?
By Linda Burridge, MBA, Certified Professional Coach Listen to Understand. Stephen Covey coined this phrase, and it became a communications staple in leadership courses I taught over the years. My experience tells me it is much harder to do in the current sell, tell, yell world that we experience today. So, What is the Alternative? Judith … Continue reading Do You Listen to Understand or Listen to Connect?