A great conversationalist and rapport builder will put the entire focus on the other individual. ~Robin Dreeke Following years of embodying the social adeptness of an internally focused Engineer uncomfortable with verbal human interaction, I believed I broke out of the mold and was making solid human connections through dynamic dialogue. Until, much to my […]
There is a universal longing for the freedom to express oneself. ~David Olson All people are filled with a deep longing undergirding their psyche, buttressed by the desire for freedom in society wherein self-expression can be voiced without fear of being shamed, without fear by of being arrested by the career criminals in power. For […]
Was it possible to live outside language? ~Arundhati Roy In America where there is a common tongue spoken coast to coast so we take language for granted. Save for colloquialisms, words are shared with the ease of a freshly shucked oyster sliding down the throat scooted along by a liberal dash of hot sauce. This […]
I would sooner exchange ideas with the birds on earth than learn to carry on intergalactic communications with some obscure race of humanoids on a satellite planet from the world of Betelgeuse. ~Edward Abbey Humans are obsessed with life in the stars believing it to be beyond exotic intelligence, exotic life devoid of the tendency […]
Implanting the seeds into the consciousness is called “perfuming,” in a way similar to the way incense permeates clothing. ~Yukio Mishima Perfuming = great concept. I want to change the way the business world views workers. They are not cogs rather unique beings to be embraced fully, thought and emotion, mother and father, spirit and […]
I have lived during some of the most tumultuous times in modern US history. Sadly, I was just a child concerned with daunting challenges like trying desperately not to poop my diaper and avoiding girl cooties so was oblivious to many of the events changing the course of history.
We should picture everyone we meet as wearing an invisible sign saying, “Make me feel important.” ~Dale Carnegie I once had my annual review with my manager who answered an ‘important’ phone call in the middle of our session. The review was already contentious so this interruption during an interaction that was supposed to focus on […]