THE SHAPING POWER OF CONVERSATIONS

Lessons from John 9

Conversations are a part of everyday life. The conversations we have every day have a way of shaping and molding us; our thoughts, ideas, beliefs, and perspective of the world we live. They can bring direction, create momentum, and give clarity. Conversations are an important way in which we can exchange part of ourselves with others, […]

Conversations

4 TYPES OF LISTENER: WHAT TYPE ARE YOU?

Becoming a better communicator through listening

Effective communication hinges on our ability to listen. Listening above all other skills is critical to a leader’s success. Research tells us that as adults, we spend 70% of our time engaged in some kind of communication with an average of 45% of that time listening. If we spend this amount of time engaged in […]

Listening

5 Lessons Regarding Teaching

Two of my favorite things to do is teach and learn. Here are five things that I have learned about teaching: 1. Teaching is a universal pursuit-everyone does it. Teaching is not defined to a classroom or a lecture hall. Teaching is something that happens consistently everyday, everywhere. Teaching is contributing growth; a giving of oneself to […]