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Beyond Words: The Power of Nonverbals in Remote Communication

Katherine Edmonson explores the significance of nonverbal cues in remote work. Sharing a personal story, she highlights how gestures and expressions reveal true emotions, often more than words. She advocates for aligning verbal and nonverbal communication to enhance understanding and connection in professional interactions, emphasizing emotional awareness and empathy.

Everyday Connect: Unveiling the Subtle Art of Daily Interactions in Our Communication Cycle

This blog post explores the continued relevance of Robert Putnam’s book “Bowling Alone,” which highlights the increasing isolation and loneliness in our society due to factors like urbanization, technology, and social media. It underscores the importance of fostering authentic relationships both in personal life and at the workplace, emphasizing that a supportive work culture can significantly impact an individual’s health. The post also encourages readers to reflect on their communication patterns and recognize the subtle ways people seek connections, stressing that understanding these ‘bids for connection’ can enhance relationships and combat loneliness.

Harnessing the Power of Listening for a Harmonious Holiday Season – Holiday Survival 101 Guide

As the clock ticks down to a brand-new year, it’s that perfect time when we sit down and pen our resolutions for the approaching year. As Listens alumni, you’re already familiar with the four key commitments that empower us to truly listen to others. It’s our sincere hope that ‘listening’ features prominently in your 2024 resolutions or at least serves as a valuable tool to help you achieve your goals. Rest assured, we’re right there beside you on this journey. This blog post is dedicated to THEM – The Four Commitments, offering a chance to revisit, reengage, and reaffirm these essential interpersonal skills.