Faces of Telling and Asking

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Guest Post by Stephen Hager Think about your communications with friends, family, and co-workers; these interactions include face-to-face discussions, meetings, phone calls, Skype, emails, and texting. What percentage of your communication time do you dedicate to “telling” and what percentage to “asking?” If “telling” dominates, you are missing a gigantic opportunity to deepen and strengthen relationships, and have a better life. A sure sign of excessive telling is loss of inner peace, arguing, defending, attacking, and thinking you are right and other people…