In a nutshell, Appreciative inquiry is the process of hearing and acknowledging another person and the facts and emotions they expressed. However theory is great but here’s a musical prompt to help us appreciate the this theory. Listen as The Louisville Leopard Percussionists model this practice into action as they play Jon Baptiste’s “I need You” at their recent concert.
Quarrelsome Lane in Queens, New York serves as a great reminder about what can happen when we get stuck in a bad communication dynamic. Sometimes we don’t remember why we ended up at this communication impasse and why our behavior choices have us revisiting the same well-trodden route and results.
How do you create dialogue in a polarized environment? Seems like it’s impossible to have a conversation that at some point will not devolve into a series of opinions that culminate in someone (or more people) leaving in a huff. What are your strategies for listening in such a world?
Consider Socratic Dialogue and follow Sira Abenoza’s work with the Institute for Socratic Dialogue and as a professor at Esade law and business schools in Spain.
This article is about how using the AccuMatchBI assessment can help you identify the unconscious behaviors that are challenging you.
Now more than ever, retaining an engaged and motivated staff is critical to a business’s success. So, effective communication is
Conversations can not only help strengthen a relationship, but they can also be good for your health.
In our brand new podcast series – Narativ’s Storytalks – Jerome Deroy and Julienne Ryan discuss their observations and learnings around being proactive in collecting and sharing your company’s secret sauce so that critical knowledge is not lost as you experience high turnover.