Listening is an act of kindness. Because we multitask so much today, we sometimes overlook the art of listening to people. I am guilty of speaking to my friends on the telephone and liking posts of FB and even though it is on the phone people know when you are not with them 100 per cent because I have been asked during some of these interactions “are you listening?” 75 more words
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One of the opportunities presented by flying, is the chance to spend time isolated form the normal events which impact during a day.
So last week, with several flights, I took the chance to re-read parts of Sherry Turkle’s book “Alone together – why we expect more from technology and less from each other”. 375 more words
Every single one of us – writer, reader, or neither – has multiple tasks to accomplish each day. Most of the time, those tasks seem to be compartmentalized based on identity: there are mom/dad tasks, work tasks, maid tasks (haha), head chef tasks (another ha), chauffeur, etc. 192 more words