Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.
~Karl A. Menniger
To succeed at anything, you need to know how you are performing and where you need to focus your attention. Work is no different. We often get task feedback, but not always the feedback important to promotion or personal performance improvement. How can we bridge that gap?
When you wake up each morning, you can choose to be happy or choose to be sad. Unless some terrible catastrophe has occurred the night before, it is pretty much up to you. Tomorrow morning, when the sun shines through your window, choose to make it a happy day.
~ Lynda Resnick
A friend told me about a recent learning experience. As an experienced chorister, she recently had the opportunity to have lessons with an international choir master. The master started off with some group massage exercises – each choir member massaged the shoulders of the person in the row beside them. It rolled on from there and she groaned (inwardly). But …