My avatar taught me an important lesson. Sometimes we can’t control how we “show up” !
It’s a mouthful but a really timely question given everything that’s happening today. We went back to our STORY TALKS
Now more than ever, retaining an engaged and motivated staff is critical to a business’s success. So, effective communication is
Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s my “Learned-It-In Queens Communications” style holiday wish for everyone (including me!)
I hope that you have the opportunity to gather with friends and family this weekend and share special moment around the dinner table.
1. Breaking bread together provides us with an opportunity tobreak down barriers and nourishes. Consider it the yeast of communication.
Conversations can not only help strengthen a relationship, but they can also be good for your health.
When we lose our temper, we fall into our emotional brain, and our thinking brain shuts down. When our thinking brain shuts down, we say and do incredibly dumb things. We trigger the primitive part of the brain aka the Amygdala. This stimulation triggers a fight or flight response in ourselves, the recipient of our anger, and anyone who might be within earshot. Rational thinking and responses go out the window.
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.