Tag Archive | communication

The Sounds of Silence

In a recent article entitled “Hemingway, Thoreau, Jefferson and the Virtues of a Good Long Walk“, Ariana Huffington explored what some of our great thinkers had to say about the advantages of a good walk.  She also provided the following observations by painters, sculptors, poets, actors and musicians. “Space is substance. Cézanne painted and modeled […]

To Really Get Them To Listen – Don’t Talk

I find it interesting that one of the most effective and powerful speaking tools is…. not speaking.”  What you talking about Willis?  I’ll tell you want I’m talking about.  When you have an important point to make, stop, pause, then deliver it.  Nothing grabs someone’s attention like hesitating, making them wait.  It’s almost like you […]

Networking Success Through Storytelling

  How long have we been telling stories?  Well, modern science tells us that the earliest cave paintings date back 40,000 years.  What were those paintings if not stories;  Stories about survival, stories about the big hunt, stories about things that happened that were seen as important.  The nice thing about the cave paintings is […]

IS WHAT YOU SAY WHAT THEY HEAR?

Sounds like an odd question, doesn’t it?  Of course they hear what you say.  But, that’s not the real point of the question, is it?  I will be discussing this topic in a series of free dynamic communications sessions being offered in October.  (For specific dates, times, and locations, see the bottom of this blog.) […]