Archive for July 22nd, 2012

Just finished watching the G5 Leadership session Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott, author of the book by the same title.

It’s a very good presentation about the very important, yet ignored idea that our conversations, especially within the business context, should actually be conversations and not soliloquies. They should be more than surface platitudes. As Hemingway said, we fail slowly, then suddenly. Change in any direction seldom occurs as the result of sudden, dramatic shifts, but rather the accumulation of small events.

Honest conversations are critical and by extension relationship.

I have been told that people don’t understand how their children can text (Facebook) constantly. They don’t realize that young people exist in a conversation that they never leave.

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