Make a good first impression. Like a mantra, this thought gets chiselled into our minds from a young age. So when we don’t land the job, don’t seal the deal or don’t get the date,...
May 25, 2013 by UB Hawthorn Under avoid judgment, communication, non-violent, vocabulary Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Changing Vocabulary To Avoid Judgment
Recently it was put to me by the president that I was unable to build relationships. It might be true. Never the less, this sweeping accusation was pitched without notice over the phone...
September 3, 2012 by Mark A. Busby Under communication, ego, humanity, life, social status, value Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on A Call To Meaning
Synergy is a word that means a great deal to me. But there are times when it just can’t be achieved by goodwill alone.
Three years ago my husband and I moved into a co-housing community....
March 11, 2012 by Catriona OCurry Under bullying, cohousing, communication, community, consensus Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Beyond the Utopian World of Consensus
It is interesting how the process of trying to fix family dynamics usually backfires. Here’s my most recent example. An aged member of my family has profound hearing loss and a tendency,...
January 11, 2012 by Jo-Ann Svensson Under communication, family dynamics, relationship Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Fixing Family Dynamics
Ramblings of an Old Flower Child
80% of effective communication is active listening. Another way to say that is, “Seek to understand before being understood.” It’s what we taught...
November 25, 2011 by Helena Green Under communication, flower child, helena green, ramblings, shifts, society Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Listening To Spaces
Have you ever had someone try to sell you something and you were left feeling completely annoyed and frustrated? Chances are your “buying style” did not match their “selling style”....
September 9, 2011 by Karen Knorr Under colours, communication, karen, knorr, personality, selling Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Selling With True Colours
“The Circle Way: A Leader in Every Chair” by Christina Baldwin & Ann Linnea, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. ISBN 978-1-60509-256-0
There is a simple methodology for sharing...
November 14, 2010 by Mary Ann Moore Under circle, communication, equality, inclusivity, speaking Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
“Compassionate Communication”, also known as “Nonviolent Communication” or “NVC”, is a process for understanding ourselves and others through connecting beneath our thoughts,...
October 3, 2010 by Laura Appleton-Jones Under communication, compassionate, NVC Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
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