Practice Saying “It’s More Complicated Than That…”

Practice Saying “It’s More Complicated Than That…”

“It’s more complicated than that.” Start saying this phrase a lot. Say it 10 times a day, even if only to yourself. Try it out and see how it impacts your own and others’ communication. I think you’ll be surprised at the results. I often wonder how many conflicts would be resolved, how many relationships might be restored, or how…

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Ask One Good Question in Every Conversation

“Nothing shapes our lives so much as the questions we ask, refuse to ask, or never dream of asking.” —Sam Keen “Ask me anything about myself,” said our guest speaker, who sat in a pinstripe suit at the head of the conference room table. One of my colleagues muttered, “Do you like your job?” The speaker nodded his head, “Yes,”…

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