Tag Archives: Listening

Mr. Macho Man could not save the poor Damsel!

We are told we have to be brave and strong, almost invincible. Yes that may have been true in the days of the caveman when our survival depended purely on our physical abilities; how efficient we were at hunting and … Continue reading

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Brainwash yourself by Listening

Brainwashing is defined as changing someone’s beliefs or attitudes using intense teaching and indoctrination through television, radio, magazines and other forms of mass media. Propaganda is present wherever the masses are and most of the time propaganda forms the ‘noise’ … Continue reading

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What is life? …. Relationships

We often try to complicate everything we come into contact with, however the reality is that everything is far more simple than we would like to believe. Here is what we all need to remember … Life is about relationships … Continue reading

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Sometimes ‘YES’ is all you need!

Life is full of challenges and we can face them happily when we know that we have a few people who have said YES … Yes, you can do it. Yes, I will be your friend. Yes, I will listen to … Continue reading

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Relationships – I wish I had listened more!

We can get the answer to every question we ask, if we chose to listen … Have we missed vital keys in our paths because we were simply too busy to listen? Perhaps we have been too arrogant and assumed … Continue reading

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Our Relationship with Leadership Communication

TMI or ‘too much information’ is a problem seems to confuse our lives daily and it is often attributed to the internet and the over-supply of information. However TMI did not start with the internet, it started with the way … Continue reading

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Drivers, Lovers … Criticism and Twitter

Life is all about choices, we get to decide what will work most effectively for ourselves. However we can only be effective if we are prepared to accept criticism and then change should we consider the criticism beneficial. The real … Continue reading

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The ART of Listening … Leading and Selling

When we say we listen, are we listening to engage or are we listening to understand? Let’s look at the difference between the two: Listening to Engage is typical of what a salesperson would do and in today’s more emotionally … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Communication

George Bernard Shaw said ‘The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place’. This same quote was used by Tim Fargo in his foreword to my book ‘Mug and Tweet’ and has been used by communicators … Continue reading

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Listening – Authentic Communication

When we hear the word ‘communication’ we often think about how we are going to say something and say it effectively, what new ideas we can bring into our content mix and how are we going to get the attention … Continue reading

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