Want Cooperation? Try the “Why” Technique

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I began my career working for a large telecommunications corporation (at that time known as “the phone company”).  In those early years I was a telephone repair technician.   I spent a good deal of my time working on what were called Special Inspects, which meant trying to solve intermittent problems for very irate customers.  Most…

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METHOD ACTING FOR PEACE OF MIND?

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It was not a good day.  I was sitting alone in a MacDonald’s restaurant drinking coffee and feeling deeply depressed.  I am not a clinically depressed person.  I’m a sixty-seven year old semi-retired husband and father, and most times I feel very positive.  But like all of us I have my times.  And though I’m…

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The Mid-Point – A No Brainer?

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Below, are my thoughts on what I call the Mid-Point — how to strike a productive balance in life.  What are your thoughts? Here’s a little “visual” poem I wrote: CONVEX      &     CONCAVE           Hot          &         cold           meek       &        bold           wet           &         dry          ground     &         sky           shallow     &       deep             flat            &       steep              tall            &       short…

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I love to share and explore new ideas. And what better way to do that than through a blog? Here you will find some thoughts of mine on a wide range of topics, most involving some facet of communication. Our personal opinions may differ, but that’s one of the wonderful things about communicating. It allows us to consider…

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