Tag: connection

To Be A Better Leader, Refrain From Asking One Question

The past few years leadership experts such as Simon Sinek have written books and spoken extensively about the need to ask “WHY?” questions, which give leaders permission to dream, vision, create a better world than what we’ve had before.  Thanks to each of them, I’ve been given permission to be me – the idealist, the…
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What is Right with People

SEASON 5: EPISODE 12 | February 1, 2023 What is Right with People with Brianna Campbell Brianna Campbell asks the question: “What would happen if we thought about what is right with people rather than fixating on what is wrong with them?” Her fresh perspective about leadership is the catalyst of our conversation about organizational…
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The Constant Breaking News

It grows increasingly difficult to know what to say each time yet another mass shooting occurs in this country. This week there have been two shootings in California in three days with 18 people dead so far, bringing the total to 37 lives ended in the United States by mass shootings in just 23 days…
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Nothing Equals Love (Rebroadcast)

SEASON 5: EPISODE 11 | January 17, 2023 Nothing Equals Love (Rebroadcast) with Tim Shriver In the summer of 2021, we had an enlightening conversation with Timothy Shriver, who leads the Special Olympics International Board of Directors.  We are pleased to share this episode again today, as our nation just commemorated the life and legacy…
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… At the same time

For years, as each year is coming to a close, Nicholas Kristof, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, has written a commentary reminding readers that no matter how awful, chaotic, or disastrous the year may have been, it was still the best year that history has ever known. Kristof doesn’t deny the terrible circumstances that resulted during…
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Take Time for Self-Care

Take Time for Self-Care: Notice symptoms of stress and practice caring for yourself after listening This is the last in a series of six statements about the values and objectives of Someone To Tell It To’s listening, training, and educational programs. Living these values is how we are helping the world to listen. Several days…
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Holding a Mirror Up to Ourselves

SEASON 5: EPISODE 10 | January 3, 2023 Holding a Mirror Up to Ourselves with Sharif El-Mekki Sharif El-Mekki is an award-winning educational leader in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Our conversation with him focuses on the importance of all of us holding up a mirror to ourselves to examine our racial and social biases, biases that hold…
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Listen Intentionally

This is the fourth in a series of six statements about the values and objectives of Someone To Tell It To’s listening, training, and educational programs. Living these values is how we are helping the world to listen. A great friend of ours got a phone call from her daughter, a first-year college student, last…
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The Attributes

SEASON 5: EPISODE 9 | December 13, 2022 The Attributes with Rich Diviney Rich Diviney is a bestselling author, leadership and human performance expert, and retired Navy SEAL commander. During his career in the US Military, spanning more than twenty years, Rich has completed more than thirteen deployments overseas. His book, The Attributes: 25 Hidden…
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Ask A Question

We are asked so often,  How can I be a better listener? It’s a common question we get when speaking to groups about our listening and listening training work. Most people want to know how they can be better. That’s good. But they just don’t know how to start. In answering, we say that it…
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