Dehumanizing Life

Dehumanizing Life

Ride-hailing company Uber has launched a feature enabling users to choose a quiet, non-talkative ride. Since when did people become so socially inept that we are unable to navigate even the most basic of human interactions or – horror – to endure a few minutes in the...
Conversation Makes a Best Place Place to Work

Conversation Makes a Best Place Place to Work

Quantum Workplace is an expert in employee engagement and delivers the Best Places to Work contest for cities and communities across the country. For its home town awards in Omaha, Quantum Workplace CEO Greg Harris pointed out, “The most sustainable factors that truly...
Are you being ethical?

Are you being ethical?

What are ethics? Why should we be mindful of them, professionally and personally? I have written before in this blog on the connection between conversational practice and increased ethical behaviors. We need to be diligent in our quest to live a good life. What...
Art of Conversation Workshop Discount!

Art of Conversation Workshop Discount!

I am offering a 25% discount on my standard workshop fee. Entering the final part of the year, and before I “hibernate” over the holidays to do some reflection and thought-work for 2019, I am filling my remaining booking time.This entertaining and highly interactive...
Failure to Listen

Failure to Listen

It has been a deeply disturbing week witnessing Dr. Christine Blasey Ford give voice courageously to her sexual assault. We have observed listening at its most wrenchingly empathetic. And we have observed its utter absence. Listening is an act of love, says StoryCorps...