Creativity

What is Creativity?   Creativity is connecting things.  You make connections between what you know, pulling threads together, and coming up with a new idea.  You are taking things that are already out there and mixing them in a way that hasn’t been done...

Listening – a practice exercise

In an earlier article, I showed you how how to develop Active Listening skills.  Better listening helps your relationship with both yourself and others.   Empathic Listening Listening has many layers.  And a key component to good listening, listening that leaves the...

How can I be a better listener?

Around mid-March, as we began to get used to the lock-down restrictions, group zoom calls became a thing. My inbox pinged up with people wanting to imitate a social conversation, online.  As we were cast into the lock-down, in my circles, we were reaching out. I...

Procrastination

“I never put off till tomorrow what I can possibly do – the day after.” Oscar Wilde   Now, more than ever, we live in a world of opportunity. However, the downside to all of these new opportunities, brought about by technological advances,  is the scrolling...

Forget about New Year’s Resolutions

  We are just over a week into 2020.  How are your New Year’s Resolutions?  Did you make any? The week between Christmas and January 1st, for me, is where I sway wildly between resolution decisions.  It’s the drawn-out monotony of these days that...