Many of us know about the dark side of Facebook quizzes. Some of us are not quite sure. Some of us really want to know what animal matches our personality or what famous medieval warrior we once were. There are some great quizzes out there right? However, there is a dark side to these quizzes … Continue reading Which Disney Princess is your soul mate?
Rolling in the deep: conversations with the right people and the role of synchronicity for the social introvert. Jack Daniels and Pearls in a sea devoid of treasure! I am going into 2016 with a laptop, a phone, a Tablet, and a champagne flute of Ciroc on ice. In short, I too am flying solo. … Continue reading Gems
We have stopped sharing the days of our lives and Facebook is worried. Once upon a social media time we thought we lived in a fairy tale of relevance. Our ego, charging in like a false protagonist, told us to suspend our disbelief and believe instead that the trivial aspects of our lives deserved an audience. After … Continue reading The Golden Ass
Deep conversations with the right people are priceless! I am a social introvert. This means (among other things) small talk bores me. I struggle with people who stick to the basics; chatting about their children, or asking me about mine. Or the quintessential (I can't believe I'm even including such a cliche), opener - the … Continue reading Selectively social
What is the single most important tool we require to listen well? The answer is simple: Stop thinking about what we’re going to say next and focus on what the other person is saying right at the very moment they say it. This is called "active listening." Active listening is reasonably easy to do; we … Continue reading Do not listen with the intent to reply but with the intent to understand