Tag: connection

  • What Makes Teams Resilient

    What Makes Teams Resilient

    In our conversations about work topics like productivity, effectiveness, role or technology, and innovation are top of mind. We are much less comfortable drilling down deep into the most difficult and uncomfortable moments in our careers, getting honest, and holding ourselves accountable to moving forward after a setback. If we were to ask—what makes a…

  • Companies don’t Need Content; they Need Things to Happen When they Publish

    Companies don’t Need Content; they Need Things to Happen When they Publish

    “Far less thought goes into making history than remembering it.” [Peter Tunjic] This is reason enough for a whack on the side of the head —but there are twenty five more where that came from. For example, what happens when we look for the second right answer? To make something repeatable we need to understand…

  • It Really Makes a Difference What we Say

    It Really Makes a Difference What we Say

        How often are we aware of what we say? In business, in marketing, in conversations with family and friends… What if we were saying those words to someone for the last time we see them? Would we be more deliberate in our choices?     The truth that the most valuable skill that nobody teaches is…

  • There is no Shop Anywhere… where you can buy Connection

    There is no Shop Anywhere… where you can buy Connection

    A refreshing look at connection from a master storyteller. +++ Valeria is an experienced listener. She designs service and product experiences to help businesses rediscover the value of promises and its effect on relationships and culture. She is also frequent speaker at conferences and companies on a variety of topics. Book her to speak here.

  • Sharing Stories

    Sharing Stories

    I wish we did more of that in blogs these days. (increasingly, those are the blogs I read) Whenever I meet someone at an event, or during a trip, they never say "I wish I had more eight items to do today" to read. No, what they say is usually something along the lines of…

  • Conversation as Connection

    Conversation is the most natural, effective, yet most complex mode of human connection. The goal of conversation is understanding between participants. Understanding in communication is how we behave in front of a translation. We focus and we relax, we zoom in and out at the same time. We entertain the million thoughts and assumptions in…