Have you heard enough

If you don’t get where they’re coming from, or their point doesn’t make sense, perhaps you haven’t listened carefully enough. Perhaps you weren’t really listening at all – maybe you were just about hearing, but filling with your own expectations and understanding. It pays to make sure you’re aligned and calibrated around shared vocabulary and understanding, and listening pays dividends with that. Even it it’s … Continue reading Have you heard enough

Oh, perhaps they felt this way too

My Dad and I had a fractured relationship that we ran out of time to fix – I never really understood his thoughts and choices, and I still don’t fully. While running recently I was reflecting on why I feel the way I do, on the events, thought patterns, outcomes and potential futures that feed into my feelings. I joined some dots and recognised that … Continue reading Oh, perhaps they felt this way too