Posts Tagged ‘Digital age’

The new lost Art of Conversation

Friday, September 9th, 2016

What is a conversation? A week ago I was reading a book listing 100 definitions of a ‘conversation’. I’ve been thinking about many of the responses in that book and how we define conversation. A short definition of ‘conversation’ in the Oxford dictionary is “the informal exchange of ideas by spoken words.” The Wikipedia definition […]

Why Mindfulness Training? Who has time to think?

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Why do I incorporate mindfulness training in my programs? At a recent monthly networking meeting of executives, the term mindfulness came up. Joel, a high energy serial entrepreneur — not sure what mindfulness meant — couldn’t understand all the buzz regarding it. Challenging me, he wondered what mindfulness had to do with my coaching and […]

How To Connect in Our Digital World

Monday, October 26th, 2015

The Richness and Complexity of our Digital World The complexity of this wonderful, digital, social media world has made it easier and at the same time more difficult and time consuming to connect with someone else. How to connect in our digital world just became multi-layered. Long gone are the days when there were only two […]

My Job is to speak and your job is to listen. If you finish before I do let me know.

Friday, August 28th, 2015

“My job is to speak and your job is to listen. If you finish before I do, let me know.” Any leader, collaborator, presenter, salesperson needs to be mindful that communication is not just talking. It is equal parts of listening with talking that requires focused concentration. Being fully present in the moment allows you […]

The Digital Age

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Save the children from texting, facebooking, chattering and twittering into fragmented digital oblivion They need face-to-face interaction. I know successful people who only check email & social media once a day at 4PM. They say the world still runs without them being plugged in. Does anyone know of an app that makes in-person connections real […]