The skill of active listening: Are you really paying attention?

“We think we listen, but very rarely do we listen with real understanding and true empathy. Yet listening, of this very special kind, is one of the most potent forces for change that I know.” Carl Rogers, person-centered therapist  How often do you find yourself pretending you’re listening when in fact your mind is wandering […]

Effective communication (or The art of taking others into account)

What is it about people that they can find it so difficult to work together and communicate effectively?  After working in many big corporations, those that call themselves international and multinational, I’ve come to realize that they all seem to share the same unsolvable and known problem of lack of communication. Psychologists have dedicated years […]