Planting in Shared Soil

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Neuroscientist Uri Hasson researches the foundations of human communication. In a February 2016 Ted Talk–he explained the importance of common ground to effective communication. His research shows the ways in which our brains “couple” when understanding is achieved between a speaker and a listener. In my work as a speaker and consultant with organizations and […]

Showing Up to the Dance

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Visiting another culture or returning home to a culture you thought you knew provides challenges. A woman who worked in Tokyo for five years will re-enter America a different person and find the land of her birth strange, less comfortable. Businesses spend a lot of resources sending executives on foreign assignments only to find that […]