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Why We Need to Get Back to the Art of Asking Questions

This month’s topic has been percolating in my brain for the last several weeks; mostly because I experienced the consequences of not applying it. Without question, life is full of hard lessons. It’s what we do with reflections from those hard lessons that ultimately make or break us. I’m hopeful I’m in the process of being made as opposed to being broken.

I’ve written before about the art of listening—a skill that appears to be waning in today’s constantly connected world. It’s time to bring to light another lost art (of which there are many to choose from): The art of asking questions.

4 Questions to Answer When Creating a Marketing Communications Plan

Whether it’s establishing social media presence, creating a website or buying advertising space, marketing communications work best when strategically linked together and aligned with your company’s mission and vision.

Answer these questions in the planning process.

Why I'm an Equine Guided Education Coach

Today, I’m sharing my story about how Equine Guided Education (EGE) found me and what motivated me to partner with horses to coach people in learning and implementing skills to improve interpersonal and workplace dynamics.

7 Ways to Become an Active Listener

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.

Shifting the Focus From 'Doing' to 'Being' in 2016

I’m optimistic that 2016 will be rewarding in a beautiful yet different way and I owe this intention to a choice: The choice to shift my focus from the ‘doing’ self to the ‘being’ self.