Tag: listening

Why Listening is Not a “Soft Skill”

“So, you just listen?” When we heard that question several years ago from a consultant, our hearts sank. We’ve heard it before and we’ll hear it again. It’s frustrating every time. However, we realize that those of us striving to model great listening skills in our work, our personal lives, and our communities are facing…
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Culture Is Essential: 3 Ways Listening Improves Workplace Culture

“Corporate culture can define a business and make all the difference when it comes to retaining employees and keeping them happy. With 64% of employees feeling like they don’t have a strong work culture according to a report by TruPath, many companies are falling short in providing their staff with what they need to succeed…
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Lark Eshleman

Loving Children Well

SEASON 2: EPISODE 12 | June 10, 2020 Loving Children Well with Lark Eshleman Dr. Lark Eshleman loves children.  She wants them to feel safe.  She wants them to feel heard.  She wants them to feel loved.  She has spent her career caring about and loving children, helping them to be emotionally healthy, helping them…
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Uncertainty can produce beauty, too

SEASON 2: EPISODE 13 | June 23, 2020 “Uncertainty can produce beauty, too” with Eric Zimmer Eric Zimmer is endlessly inspired by the quest for a greater understanding of how our minds work and how to intentionally create the lives we want to live.  Eric talks with us about being homeless, living in a van,…
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Jane Adshead-Grant

To Truly Listen is a Gift

SEASON 2: EPISODE 14 | July 7, 2020 To Truly Listen is a Gift with Jane Adshead-Grant We reach out all the way to London, England to have a conversation with Jane Adshead-Grant, who believes  in abundance and sharing,  in creating opportunities for everyone, in gratitude, and that everyone and everything we encounter has something…
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Mary Frances Berry

Let Us Not Be Silent about the Things that Matter

SEASON 2: EPISODE 15 | July 21, 2020 Let Us Not Be Silent about the Things that Matter with Dr. Mary Frances Berry “If you model taking a position that promotes empathy, analysis, courage in confronting attacks on other people or things that harm other people, that involves moral authority.”   In this very special…
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Addressing Loneliness in a Time of Social Distancing

SEASON 2: EPISODE 16 | August 4, 2020 Addressing Loneliness in a Time of Social Distancing with Kasley Killam Kasley Killam is a social scientist by training, a strategist by practice, and a community connector at heart.  She has written: “With increasing numbers of people isolated because of quarantine and social distancing, COVID-19 is not…
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Looking Beyond Our Own Worldviews

SEASON 2: EPISODE 17 | August 18, 2020 Looking Beyond Our Own Worldviews with Jamia Wilson Jamia Wilson is a writer, speaker, storyteller, and a leading voice for issues affecting women and persons of color.  Our conversation with her provides rich insight into the different worldviews of others.  It is a challenge to all of…
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In the Arena

SEASON 2: EPISODE 18 | September 1, 2020 In the Arena with Lindsay Drew Lindsay Drew, of Hershey, Pennsylvania, has been profoundly influenced by the loss of her youngest sister. It has inspired her to step into the arena as a creator of a business, a local public servant, and a candidate for higher office.…
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Adam Lippin

Magical Connections

SEASON 2: EPISODE 19 | September 15, 2020 Magical Connections with Adam Lippin Adam Lippin believes there’s a “transcendence that comes from being truly heard, seen, and validated by another human being”.  We believe it too.  That’s why our conversation with HearMe founder Adam Lippin was one we looked forward to.  We hope you’ll learn…
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