Tag Archives: Communication

The Secret To Defeating Defensiveness

Do you know someone who enters conversations with their dukes up? Maybe it’s a colleague or boss at work. Or maybe it’s someone around the dinner table or at family gatherings.  You know, the person you wish would just relax, take a chill pill, and stop arguing and interrupting. You’ve probably done everything humanly possible…

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Are You On Empty or Self-Full?

Are You on Empty or Self-Full?
How many times have you tuned out the safety instructions blaring over the loudspeaker on an airplane? I bet you could recite them verbatim. The flight attendant calls for everyone’s attention. You know the drill … let’s fast forward to this part: “In the unlikely event that the cabin pressure should drop, oxygen masks will…

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The Secret To Getting What You Want

Everyone feels misunderstood at times—even those on the world stage.  I’d like to introduce you to a dear friend and change-maker who is courageous enough to share her journey. This twenty-five-year-old is working to reduce violence and gender discrimination while empowering women in Pakistan.  Her parents are proud but they are concerned about her safety.…

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