Intention Versus Impact

Communication is tricky between human beings. Each person comes into a communication with their combination of experience, perspective, values, and beliefs, which do not always align with the person you are communicating with. Human beings are wired for connection, and one of the most frequent ways we connect is through language. A consistent pa... [Read More]
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Do Not Take Things Personally

I love the book The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. Most definitely read it if you have not yet. The wisdom is so simple yet so powerful. One of the four agreements is not to take things personally. This is an important concept t... [Read More]
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Moving from Conflict to Connection

I once had a professor (an expert in conflict and communication) say that in life we are either presently in a conflict, just getting out of conflict or about to enter a conflict. Conflict is the condition in which people’s concerns - the things they care about - appear to be incompatible. Conflict is inevitable. Human beings are dynamic and can ... [Read More]
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