Tag Archives: Communication

Hear No Evil

As children, most of us were taught to “say please and thank you.” Marshall Rosenberg said that anytime anyone expresses anything they are always either saying “please” or “thank you.” Often what we hear people say does not sound like … Continue reading

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Tell Me How You Really Feel

“Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.” Paul Meyer Vocabulary.  Remember having ‘vocabulary tests’ in school?  As a grade school student every week we would be responsible for learning another random list of … Continue reading

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Smile Like You Mean It

The other day I was driving my car, with my two sons along for the ride. Traffic was a mess and we were waiting to make the left hand turn onto our street when traffic opened up, but then before … Continue reading

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Making the Shift

So far in the past few posts we’ve covered Energy, Consciousness, Catabolic & Anabolic Energy, and Responsibility. Today, I will cover the basics of shifting from catabolic energy to anabolic energy.  As mentioned previously, the first step is awareness. Being … Continue reading

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Responsibility

The first energy level that begins to be anabolic is the level of responsibility.  In the Energy Leadership model this would be Level 3 energy. This is the level where we begin to take responsibility for our own reactions and … Continue reading

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Making Plans

I was thinking this morning about how many people I know are in the process of making big plans. I know several couples that are planning to start a family, several young people that are making plans to begin life … Continue reading

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What Was I Thinking?

I have heard it said that the human brain thinks 60,000 thoughts per day on average. That is a LOT of thinking. And just how many of those thoughts are we really even aware of? Continue reading

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Words with Friends

One of my real passions is helping people communicate better, and one of the beliefs I have about communication is that it works better when people are being themselves.  So, in an effort to help people communicate better, and in … Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me Now?

When was the last time you really listened to someone?  And when was the last time you really felt heard?  Did you know that “being heard” is considered a basic human need?  And yet I often have clients tell me … Continue reading

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Empowering Language – Part II

How many times today have you used the phrase, “have to”? Do you start your day by making a “to-do” list that begins with the question “what do I have to do today?” Continue reading

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