A business coach once shared the following observation: Every company—no matter the industry, size or geographic location—faces the same “issues”; they just manifest differently. In the nearly 20 years I’ve spent as a consultant, I can say without hesitation that coach was right. And one of the biggest “issues” my clients face is a lack of communication—internal and external.
How do we break the old habit of allowing internal and external distractions to prevent us from effective listening and transition to active listening? Here are 7 tips discovered from my own journey.
Ann Kerr Romberg, CPCC, MS, EGE is a Leadership Coach and Equine-Guided Education Specialist. Her coaching specialty is taking leaders in corporations and in life to the next level.
From a communications perspective, I find myself wondering about the impact of cell phones on communication and interpersonal interactions. Are we fooling ourselves into thinking that a state of ‘absent presence’ is okay?
What does it take to communicate mindfully? What ways of ‘being’ could empower people to make mindful communication their norm? Here are the responses:
When I transitioned from ‘doing’ to my ‘being’ self, I decided to live in the present moment. Ironically enough, this shift started with encouragement by my horses. Now, existing with present-moment awareness has evolved into my life’s ‘one thing’.