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Thought For the Day: To Truly Love We Must Learn To Mix Various Ingredients – Care, Affection, Recognition, Respect, Commitment, and Trust, As Well As Honest and Open Communication

“To truly love we must learn to mix various ingredients – care, affection, recognition, respect, commitment, and trust, as well as honest and open communication.” – Bell Hooks

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Attached In Meaning

Attached In Meaningby Michael DoyleWords are mainly symbolsSomething that vaguely resemblesAn agreement between we human beingsAs to what it is that we are meaningWe need a little less of the dictionaryAs we each act out our own PictionaryOf all that … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Most Important Thing In Communication Is To Hear What Isn’t Being Said

“The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.” – Peter Drucker

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The Death Head of Night

The Death Head of Nightby Michael DoyleThere in the darkest of the 20th CenturyWere pages to learn from in our historySuch evil as was darker than the nightWhere our traditions still bring us lightNo matter what the king tells usTruth … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Listen Well Is As Powerful A Means of Communication and Influence As To Talk Well

“To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.” ­– John Marshall

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Entering the Afterlife

Started watching the point of origin series of Star Trek series with the girls.  The one that is more or less the prequel for the whole thing.  Got this out of the first episode: Entering the Afterlife by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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On Being Eleventeen

My youngest daughter turns 11 tomorrow.   She’s brilliant, witty, charming in her own ways and has a bright future ahead of her.  Yes.  I am a very proud father of both of my princesses.   The only kingdom I … Continue reading

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Tribalisms of Empathy

Society’s kindness has gone markedly down as we tend to polarize and communicate online via social media more.   It’s sort of sparking a lot of interest, particularly in these times of social isolation,  in getting folks to begin dialoging … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Communication

The city is a place of connection in its own way.  Fusions of thought and experiences blend into that special something that helps the creative process. Sidewalk Communication by Michael Romani Hustled and bustled to the point of hassled The … Continue reading

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Downsizing

I used to know someone who would tell me about tiny houses.  So, it was sort of an interesting surprise to see that Netflix has a series that premiered today about these.  It’s amazing how much it turns out can … Continue reading

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