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

Nov 21 2017

Thank you Velveteen Rabbit

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals

  Page 46 of the Velveteen Rabbit was shared with me Monday. Thank you Universe for the timing of this.  Amazing how that happens. My reminder of some life goals of mine, through the assistance of The Velveteen Rabbit: Live real Be Loved off Be ugly to only those who don’t understand.   How will

Oct 15 2017

Brene Brown continues to call me forth.

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication, Living Fundamentals, Self Help

I don’t remember who or how I was introduced to Brene Brown. I love that her work is the number one forwarded email I receive from other people. “Nancy – you’ll love this video” “Have you read this book? It’s changed my life.” “I just watched this video and it made me think of you

Aug 22 2017

Our Reason for Gratitude Continues…

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

Last Tuesday I posted a blog on Daily Gratitude and Forgiveness.  Last Wednesday, while reading The Beauty of Discomfort by Amanda Lang, I learned even more reasons to practise both gratitude and forgiveness.  To reinforce what I shared last week, Amanda has reminded me:   -That our mindset dramatically influences how we respond to a