When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations -- and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy … Continue reading 10 Ways To Have A Better Conversation
"We spend so much time listening to the things people are saying that we rarely pay attention to the things they don't," says poet and teacher Clint Smith. A short, powerful piece from the heart, about finding the courage to speak up against ignorance and injustice. https://www.ted.com/talks/clint_smith_the_danger_of_silence
We've all been in a conversation that gets turned into a deep and meaningful when it doesn't need to be anything but small light banter. Your energy wanes and drops as a conversation about weather turns into climate change. You try a different tact. Talk about shopping, it doesn't work as it leads into chat … Continue reading Get Me Out Of This Conversation!