Monthly Archives: August 2011

Taking a ‘time out’ to reconnect

Do you react quickly in difficult conversations and then wish you’d thought it through a little more first ?  Do you find that your own emotional triggers get in the way of having a positive interaction with a colleague, and end … Continue reading

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The Dying Art of Listening – 5 tips to improve

“In our louder and louder world”, says sound expert Julian Treasure, “We are losing our listening.” In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening – to other people and the world around … Continue reading

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Taking time out for play

We all lead very busy lives, and often forget to do the things that nourish us.  When did you last take time out for play? Once you’ve read through this little soundbite from the NVC series, sign up for the … Continue reading

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NZ’s high suicide rate – what’s the answer?

“More people die in NZ from suicide than from car accidents” – Judge MacLean (NZ Herald 27/08/11). A couple of days ago, the Chief Coroner Judge Neil MacLean released statistics for the number of suicides carried out in different groups in … Continue reading

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