Proactivity

How do you love when you don’t love? This is part of a conversation of Stephen Covey with one of his clients. He shares it in his book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People”. And I must admit that it resonated with me very strongly. The answer in bullet points is as follows: Love isContinue reading “Proactivity”

Proactivity

How do you love when you don’t love? This is part of a conversation of Stephen Covey with one of his clients. He shares it in his book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People”. And I must admit that it resonated with me very strongly. The answer in bullet points is as follows: Love isContinue reading “Proactivity”

Learnings from empathic listening

After practising empathic listening for over a week, and making a conscious effort to implement it in my day I have learned some things. The first point was to nominate someone close to me and tell them about this challenge. I chose my husband, so I’ll start with his feedback: He felt I was listeningContinue reading “Learnings from empathic listening”

Empathic listening

This week I’ll be working on and improving my empathic listening. What is empathic listening? It is a communication technique that consists on understanding the person you talk with before you try to get your point across. It is more than just actively listening and paying attention to what others say. It is about makingContinue reading “Empathic listening”