Tag Archive | pause

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 […]