In relationships - personal or professional, personal growth and building success, our perspective is what makes all the difference. Stephen Covey said it best; We see the world not as it is, but as we are.
Have you ever asked for someone’s advice or opinion on something only to discover it’s not necessarily what you wanted to hear? I’d be willing to bet you’ve also heard opinions you didn’t ask for from people, too – and they haven’t always been flattering or complimentary.
Real understanding is an essential part of all relationships...One of the greatest obstacles to real understanding is having to face some of our own fears.
One of the most basic of all of our needs is the need to be understood. It’s one thing to be heard as in another person can hear our words being spoken, but what we still need true understanding...