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Stephen Covey: Application Suggestions: Emotional Bank Account, Empathy, Closing Your Ears, Autobiographical Responses

It’s time to apply what we’ve already learned about in the blog post: The Emotional Bank Account, with our daily lives.  This has to be the Top 5 most viewed blog on my website.  My guess is it’s providing a significant amount of feedback, and like…

Stephen Covey’s Synergistic Communication: Foreword & Classroom Synergy

Phew, another golden chapter from one of the most golden-led books in the realm of personal development. When you communicate synergistically, you are simply opening your mind and heart and expressions to new possibilities, new alternatives, new options. You’re not sure when you engage…

Stephen Covey’s Four Autobiographical Responses

I’m trying to become a more effective and empathic listening, but inside the classroom and outside the classroom.  One of the things I really try focusing on is asking follow-up questions and not always say the usual, “oh, really? Interesting! Ok.”  One of my…

Focusing On The Core-Genius – Sorry For My Disservice

I had a wonderful insight from one of my favorite colleagues last night.  30 floors in the sky we were talking about an array of things, but at the very end, we started talking about the core-genius.  He mentioned Jim Kwik, who’s a podcaster,…

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