Category Archives for Art of Listening

How 10 Seconds Can Save Your Sanity with Your Kids

STOP the presses! It’s our last month before the craziness begins! School STARTS! I commit to enjoy every minute. How about you? Summer ends, fall begins, and here we go! As I anticipate the rigors of managing work, kids, school, after-school activities, and all the upcoming holidays to come, I can easily go into overwhelm. This […]

Seek First To Understand…What then?

While perusing twitter posts, mission statements and other news of the day, I was reminded of the often quoted statement, “Seek first to understand, then to be understood” made famous from Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits for Highly Effective People, not to mention, the Prayer of St. Francis. I searched to get the exact saying and […]