In 2016 I got together with a group of entrepreneurs and leaders for a 3-day retreat to talk about business challenges. Going in, I only knew two of them. By the end […]
Why I’ve Been Quiet Here About the Election
The last few weeks have been rather tempestuous. Like many people, I seem to have picked up a part-time job in community support and bridge-building in my online and real-world communities. A […]
Love the Ones You’re With: Developing Stronger Relationships
When I shared the Virtual Handshake Method, I mentioned that the strength of a network of relationships is a combination of both the quantity of relationships and the quality of those relationships.
What the Virtual Handshake Method underplayed is that there’s also a threshold beyond which a large number of weak-tie relationships undermines our ability to maintain our strong-tie relationships.
This post talks about why it’s important to strengthen your strong-tie relationships and gives some practical tips for doing so.
The Four Levels of Communication
You may forget the one with whom you have laughed, but never the one with whom you have wept. – Kahlil Gibran Have you ever been in a conversation with someone and […]
Which Type of Love Are You Cultivating?
Many of us are at a disadvantage when it comes to defining what love means, for many modern languages only have one word whose context determines the appropriate meaning. The Greeks were […]