Tag Archives: communication

Sweet sharing, complaisant counsel

Early this morning I logged on to my computer and began the routine task of sifting through my emails.  As I flipped past a few “deals” and deleted a few FYI-only notes, I saw a message from one of my … Continue reading

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Progress in plain view

I spent the day at a Buddhist meditation/12-step recovery workshop hybrid.  The facilitator provided several dharma talks during our time together, led us in multiple guided meditations, and had us engage in a few mindful speaking/mindful listening exercises. One of … Continue reading

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Eavesdropping…

…is defined as “listening secretly to a private conversation.”  So if a conversation occurs at a normal volume in a public place (or, alternatively, as an announcement over a loudspeaker), it’s not really eavesdropping, is it?  😉 Today during a … Continue reading

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#26: Attend/observe Participate in a Pecha Kucha event

Throughout my 14-year career in the business world, I’ve had the remarkable good fortune to participate in a variety of amazing experiences, and to work alongside (and for) genuinely exceptional people. I’ve mentioned several of my fantastic colleagues in various … Continue reading

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Lucky (but perplexing) lotto

I’ve been playing the lottery since I was 18 years old.  I buy two tickets twice a week:  one ticket contains the same series of numbers every time, and the other is comprised of a computer-generated random set of digits.  … Continue reading

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Um, what was that again?

Grocery shopping early on a weekday morning is a situation where young children are frequently present; and as such, is often an opportunity for me to observe something humorous, interesting, or touching.  Such was the case today. As I was … Continue reading

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A hilarious misunderstanding

A few days ago one of my friends posted the following sentence on Facebook: “Jump-started this sluggish morning with some red hot chili peppers & social distortion.” I was curious as to what she had for breakfast as I couldn’t … Continue reading

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