Tagged: communication

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Wie Sagt Man ‘Honeymoon’ auf Deutsch?

Roll with the punches and with the tides. Float on the water, like a butterfly. Could be a poem, wait, make it an epic. Not on the list yet, but that’s the plan, heroic. Things will get harder once the honeymoon phase wanes. Reality sets in. I’m a foreigner, an outsider with limited communication skills. It will take a lot of work to connect with the people around me and become a part of the stadt. I’m hitting it with everything I got. And when it is all said and done, perhaps I can look back in blissful awe at my metamorphosis.

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A primer on empathic listening

Reflection: How often do you go into a conversion with a genuine intent to understand the other person? How often do you impose your autobiography on other people? Do you ever practice listening?

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Action plan: magic of rapport

I want to take action. I have a sign up in my bedroom with a quote I like about action. It reads, “the actions I take today make a world of difference...