If you want to run a proficient business, you will not come around, that good communication is key to success. But it is by far more than just sharing information. So how does a good communication strategy look like? In the article "The Science of What Makes People Care" five principles from social science are being defined.
A penguin is considered to be a clumsy, stodgy animal when placed on a rock in a zoo. But if it jumps into the water, it becomes one of the most amazing, economic swimmers you can find amongst all animals. There is a tremendous power in diversity and the contribution of people, which can work in an environment, which emphasizes their strengths. So do we really want to continue wasting time on mitigating weaknesses?
Knowing is not telling. Major communication issue in our day to day interactions is the things "we" already know. Either it makes us bad listeners or it we simply assume, we have shared our knowledge with others already. Especially the assumption, that we have told others about what we have on our mind, is a reliable source of fierce disputes.
Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying: “I will try again tomorrow”
The fox in "The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry points at the responsibility we take for each other
Trust is like a paper – once it is crumbled it can’t be perfect again.
“Out beyond ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” ~Rumi A cite from the Persian poet Rumi are the closing words for an amazing TEDtalk by Elizabeth Lesser. She just had been talking ten minutes about one of the most fundamental challenges in our world – the problem of otherizing. And she has an idea. Others are people, who have a different understanding of a problem. They are our enemies, if it is about arguing in favor of convictions and objectives. It is part of our culture to demonize people, who are not following the common understanding. Societies tend to give the voice to…
If we numb vulnerability then we numb joy then we numb gratitude then we numb happiness #showcourage From her studies on human connection, Brené Brown shared some funny but enigmatic insights in a TED talk. A phenomal number of viewws shows the popularity of this talk. Worth sharing!