Wordtrails #39 Listen

Listen The biggest communication problem many of us have is that we do not listen to understand but we listen to reply. Counterproductive isn’t it? We are in such a hurry these days that we almost listen with one foot tapping. Heaven forbid if it is a drawn out story. In our haste to add our two cents worth, we might misunderstand the message and sometimes we can offend our partner by silently implying what they are saying isn’t as important...

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Wordtrails #38 Save the Changes

Do We Want to Save the Changes? An acquaintance of mine once said, “At the end of the day life should ask us – Do we want to save the changes?” In other words, have you made a difference, chosen wisely, made forward progress? Have you lived a day worth saving? Unlike our efforts on the computer, we can’t delete, backspace or edit our lives. You can’t delete unkind words, go back for a do over or edit what has already happened. Each day...

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