Spiral Question

What do you miss when you hurry? Hurrying causes you to miss things. While not the end of the world if I missed this flower, what if you missed: Hearing an important message from a colleague A warning sign for impending problems The smile of a loved one Appreciation...

Spiral Question

What is your intention for the next words you speak, write, or think?   Considering your intent before you speak is one of the best ways to: Avoid unintended destructive conflict Clarify your communication Increase understanding for the receiver Even better state...
Ahh…Yes! Communication  in a Pothole!

Ahh…Yes! Communication in a Pothole!

It’s that time of year again when dodging potholes becomes a sport here in Indy – another aspect of ‘March Madness.’  In my little Mini Cooper hitting a pothole really shakes me up! Hitting a communication ‘pothole’ can also shake a person up.  Potholes are...

Spiral Question

What is the downfall of being in a fishbowl? Even if your fishbowl is fabulous, it gives you limited perspective to grow or appreciate what you have. What if you went to visit other companies, teams, or even neighborhoods? Even taking a different route to work, going...