Last weekend, I had the opportunity to be part of the South East Queens Annual Writers Conference at Cambria Heights
I learned important lessons about life at a kitchen table in Jackson Heights, Queens when my friend’s Cuban mother invited me to lunch in high school.
My first “real” job at Nathan’s Famous in Rego Park, Queens, New York taught me great life lessons that I still use today.
“Would you like people to look forward to having a conversation with you? Here are some key things we can learn about the art of engagement from an ice cream truck driver!”
In my book The Learned It in Queens Communications Playbook – Winning Against Digital Distraction, I write that developing strong listening skills helps build trust and strong teams. Well, I saw that skill set in action this weekend. I attended dragon boat races at the Dragon Boat Festival in Flushing Meadow Park in Queens, New York.
Lay the foundation for a solid connection. If you are interested in connecting with another person authentically, use one of