Category: Communication

Silence is Golden

Don't talk unless you can improve the silence.

— Jorge Luis Borges —

Don’t talk unless you can improve the silence…

Silence is Golden

Don't talk unless you can improve the silence.

— Jorge Luis Borges —

“Don’t talk unless you can improve the silence.”  ~Jorge Luis Borges Beautiful! P.E.A.C.E. Jay@EagleLaunch.com Proverbs 1:5, “Let the wise listen and add to their learning.”  (NIV)

Roads

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”  ~Robert Frost Throughout my life I’ve traveled down some less-traveled roads.  Some because of stupidity, others because of rebellion but mostly because I’ve always been my own person.  This is probably why I have…

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Words

“You are a master of the words you don’t say and a slave to the ones you do.”  ~Unknown Nuff said. P.E.A.C.E. Jay@EagleLaunch.com Proverbs 21:23, “He who guards his mouth and his tongue keeps himself from calamity.”  (NIV)

Preserve Your Life*

“You can change your world by changing your words…Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.’  ~Joel Osteen This is something I’ve been working on for years.  I used to think “being myself” and simply allowing words to roll from my mouth was the way to be.  Today I know I need…

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Daily focalPOINT – Patience

“Patience is the companion of wisdom.”  ~St. Augustine …I learned this one the hard way on more than one occassion. P.E.A.C.E. Jay@EagleLaunch.com Romans 8:25, “But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.”

Daily focalPOINT – Communication and Understanding

“Earn the right to be heard by listening to others.  Seek to understand a situation before making judgments about it.”  ~John Maxwell The best leaders who communicate effectively are those who ask a lot of questions without showing “their hand” because “their hand” may change based upon the facts they glean by listening. In Stephen…

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Daily focalPOINT – Communication

“Great communication depends on two simple skills–context, which attunes a leader to the same frequency as his or her audience, and delivery, which allows a leader to phrase messages in a language the audience can understand.”  ~John Maxwell Another way to phrase Maxwell’s quote above is “know your audience” and practice delivering information at a…

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