We’re constantly bombarded by information. It’s hard to look away. After all, we want to stay informed. We’re afraid of FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out). And we’re excited about the incredible quantity and diversity of knowledge at our fingertips; we want to take advantage of those multiple perspectives to expand our own. But we miss out on a lot by trying to focus on everything … Continue reading The Big Impact of Small Moments
You know those interview questions that are meant to help potential employers drill into the deepest corners of your soul, ostensibly to see if you’re made of the “right” stuff? A favourite back in the day that always tripped me up was “What are your best and worst characteristics?” It’s easy to think of negative attributes. Humans have an innate ability to focus on the … Continue reading How my worst characteristic helped me to have better conversations
How well people retain the messages and information you’re sharing with them all depends on how you present it. Stop for a moment and think about your favourite teacher: what was it about the way they engaged with your questions that made you focus intently on their reply and helped you retain that information? Most likely it came down to whether that teacher reacted or … Continue reading Are you reacting or responding?