Episode 11: Practice Makes Perfect!
This stuff, improving our communication, utilizing EQ, C-IQ, Empathetic listening, etc, takes PRACTICE! Remember the Amygdala? Your ancient brain? That’s the part of the brain that protects us, its ancient wiring that says “don’t get eaten!”. Well, it still has a job today and if we set it off with our counterpoint for even the most basic conversations we risk a whole series of negative possibilities. As in baseball, this is an unforced error.
Be big. Be cool. Be hippo.
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