Live Life Laughing: Men & Women

He believes communication should have a clear purpose. She uses communication to discover how she is feeling and what it is she wants to say. He thinks that behind every conversation is a problem that needs solving or a point that needs to be made. She sees conversation as an act of sharing and an opportunity to… Read More

What’s so hard about listening?

Can you suppress your ego long enough to think something through before you respond? Can you hold back your first automatic response in order to listen with intent, clarify any uncertainties, perhaps rephrase what was said, and ask the speaker to expand on their thoughts? It’s hard, isn’t it? It takes intentional thought, training, and… Read More

The arts, an antidote in the digital age

” Theater (slow, communal, physical) may be the cure for what ails us in the digital world.” ~Tracey Moore Thanks to my friend Ann Wilkinson for posting “Why Theater Majors Are Vital in the Digital Age” by Tracey Moore, published in The Chronicle of Higher Education on April 3, 2016.  http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Theater-Majors-Are-Vital/235925/ Digital communication cannot take the… Read More