Thinking Out Loud

After the Epiphany

Epiphanies, those moments of absolute clarity where we experience knowing viscerally, capture our attention like nothing else. Yet in the moment the feeling can almost seem unreal or surreal—“Is this really happening?” we ask ourselves rhetorically. These moments are few and far between and we wonder how it just happened. Of course there is no answer to that question because a variety of experiences converge over time that contribute to the new found awareness. We savor these moments, yet on the heels of this new awareness we ask, “Now what?” Read More

It Drives Me Crazy

“It drives me crazy when you tell me nothing is going on, when I can tell from your voice that something is going on!” Jeri exclaimed. Read More

Grounded in the Body

Carl is 41 and works as a project manager for a construction company. He’s a hands-on guy who likes his work and likes to play. He surfs, skis, hikes, enjoys good wine and sings in two different groups. His core processing strengths are intrapersonal, kinesthetic, and visual-spatial. Of course he has his own unique incorporation of these attributes forming the foundation of his processing/communication style. Read More

International Listening Association

March 22, 2012—Bremerton, Washington

International Listening Association Annual Conference.

My first conference with ILA. I will sit on a panel to share the research done (at Louisiana State University) on my Communication Component Inventory.  I wasn’t aware of ILA until they contacted about the panel. It looks like my kind of thing, for sure.  There’s a link to the research article in the Biography section of the website.

To learn more about ILA click here.