As the great character actor Strother Martin said in “Cool Hand Luke”, “What we have here is failure to communicate”. In this episode, I discuss what I believe are three keys to effective communciation:
- Speaking or writing succinctly
- Ability to handle questions or challenges
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One of the things that troubles me most is Cancel Culture. There are some that say it’s a social construct, but every time anyone wants to cause someone else to be silenced, it indicates that the person wanting the other to be silenced sees themselves ostensibly as infallible. That sets up the person wanting the silence for failure. I explain my thought in this week’s podcast.
“So, should it be Mexican or wings tonight?” The right answer is not “yes” (unless you want Mexican wings…) . In this podcast, Terry talks about the real question and the basis for much of our political disagreement today.
What are the influences in your life. It depends on who you listen to, watch or read. All these have an influence on who we are and how we react in life.
Terry mentions the 7 Mountain Strategy expounded on by Lance Wallnau. That will be a full episode soon, but if you would like further information now, here’s a link.
With recent proclamations by companies as big as Coca-Cola and Delta Airlines, Terry has some thoughts on the appropriateness of discussing politics at work and your company taking a political stance.
Terry shares several examples of strong vision and one that is of a billion-dollar company that totally lost it.
Good friend and consultant Traci Bakenhaster from Design and Renew Consulting asks the ultimate question when seeking a vision for your life: How Do I Get a Vision. There is a difference in Vision and Mission, and there are a couple of vital steps you need to pursue when seeking your ultimate purpose.
Last week, we discussed the do-nots of how to handle conflict. I recently read Steven K. Scott’s “The Richest Man Who Ever Lived” and in it, he quotes Gary Smalley’s “Rules of Engagement” regarding conflict. Conflict is inevitable and Jesus even spoke about it in an encouraging fashion.
Recently, I read Steven K. Scott’s book, “The Richest Man Who Ever Lived” and in it he mentioned Gary Smalley’s “Rules of Engagement“. It’s a list of the Don’ts and Dos of Conflict. This week, what NOT to do.