Archive for the ‘Tongue Fu’ Category

Do You Tongue Fu!® ?

  Do you ever find yourself tongue-tied or tongue-twisted? Would you like to know what to say  – when you don’t know what to say? I’ve created a communication process called Tongue Fu!® What is Tongue Fu!® you ask? It’s best defined by an incident that took place […]

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That’s Intriguing #93: Have the Difficult Conversation OUT LOUD – Instead of In Your Head

That’s Intriguing #93: Have the Difficult Conversation OUT LOUD – Instead of In Your Head

  “That silence you just heard was me speaking my mind.” – coffee mug slogan Did you ever watch the TV sitcom Friends? Remember Phoebe, the self-described blonde ditz who sang, “Smelly cat, smelly cat?” In one episode, Phoebe was complaining to Joey about something her brother […]

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That’s Intriguing #67: Innovative EBIFanies from BIF-7: “Focus on What’s Strong; Not What’s Wrong”

“You can’t build on broken.” – Angela Blanchard, www.Neighborhood-Centers.org Wise advice from Angela Blanchard, the visionary leader of the team who turned Houston’s AstroDome into a home-away-from-home in one day following Hurricane Katrina to provide much-needed services to the thousands of refugees arriving on buses from New […]

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Want to Capture Interest in the First 5 Seconds?

What’s one of the breakout TV shows this season? “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” Learn from this title. Look at the lead lines in your blog postings, articles, chapters, and Web pages. Do they start off by simply describing what you have to say or […]

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