Tag Archives: communication

Intent vs. Outcome: ‘What I really meant was …’

A simple and clever sign my girlfriend and I saw on Cape Cod over the weekend made us smile. And it capped a recent rash of lessons about language, and how the words we choose can be crucial. In a driveway … Continue reading

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The doorbell rings: face-to-face (not Facebook) spontaneity

You’re relaxing at home on a day off and the doorbell rings. You’re not expecting anyone, and there’s no delivery truck out front. Do you peek out a window to see who it is? If you can’t make a positive … Continue reading

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