When You Want To Write Something Meaningful

2020 has been crazy. Like you need a reminder {insert eye roll}. News, conversations with Ingrid and friends, being lost in my thoughts in general, has made me want to say something. It’s discouraged and inspired me to want to write something meaningful. Too many of us make the mistake of thinking what we say […]

Not Every Email Is Necessary

Not every email is necessary. Fact! Emails are the bane of a lot of people’s work. I love writing; I just hate dealing with emails that don’t have to be email. (I should do a blog post about what I hate (maybe also love) about emails.) Moving along… Emails are necessary. There’s just a threshold […]

On Blogging, After Blogging For Years

“On blogging, after blogging for years”. I never thought I’d utter these words. Not because I thought it impossible, it was never a possibility in sight. I’ve always felt like I had something to say. I wanted to say it to myself and needed a means to process. Enter writing, hello blogging.

Really Listening; Undermined Skill

I listened to University of Cape Town debate. I noticed and was reminded of something key in life, leading and communication general. There are versions, perceptions and even illusions of listening but it is not what most think. Really listening is a lost practice. The practice of listening is what separates communicators and mere talkers. To effectively […]