Jan 23 2018

Digital Junkies

posted by Nancy Milton in Are You Kidding Me?, Communication, Living Fundamentals

Over the holidays I read a book called UnSelfie,  by Michele Borba.  The book’s focus is Why empathetic kids succeed in our All-About-Me world.  In my opinion Michele has done a solid job capturing key issues of what is impacting our kids emotional intelligence development while sharing great ideas (for all ages) with exercises and

Dec 12 2017

Empathy – always worth looking at new angles

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication, Living Fundamentals

I’ve facilitated more on empathy in the last three years than the last 15.  I’ve got a list of guesses on what’s causing this heightened interest.  It might be better said if I wrote “heightened need” versus interest.  Yep. Heightened need.   Our society continues to thin quality/real connections with others through our growing use

Dec 6 2017

Want to change your impression – Slow down asking why.

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication, Living Fundamentals

For years now, when teaching participants how to better connect with the person they are speaking with, I describe the three different types of questions you can use (closed, open, connecting) and what makes connecting more impactful.   While a closed-ended question is fact confirming (often gives you a one word answer and is great

Oct 31 2017

Relationship Health & Sexuality

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication

Two years ago, I had the opportunity to hear Esther Perel speak while I was participating in a Women’s Leadership conference.  Her easy boldness with intimacy communication is refreshing and her expertise will make you think about your own perspectives, approach and reconsider your actions. Tim Ferriss recently interviewed Esther and I am sharing the