Attention to Your Emotions –

Are Your Emotions High Drama or Nothing at All? Do your family and friends pay an enormous amount of attention to your emotions or little at all? Does either reaction stimulate more or less emotion from you? What is the value of paying attention to emotions in your world? Do you have a choice? Growing up, […]

Business Attention – Classroom Rules

Miscommunication – My Attention or Yours…and does it matter? Last week I was invited to speak at a local business networking group meeting. I had a couple of days to create my material as it was a last minute invitation. But that was fine and I met my Friday deadline sending off my material to […]

Attention to MY Intentions in a Job

  It wasn’t my intention not to pay attention on the job…or was it? The ghastly job seemed to have all my attention. I worried about it; thought about it; dreamed about it; talked about it; stayed late; arrived early and in the end I was fired from it. But what was my intention during […]

ADD Coaching for Attention

Do You Take Attention for Granted? It sounds so simple – coaching for attention. We all have attention, but how often does it wander? Where does it go? Why? What does it matter? How does attention serve you? (I just stopped writing for a moment to send an email) (just answered the phone, too) My […]

A Lesson in Authentic Attention

  My literary and food life converged today at the lunch counter at Tacqueria del Sol in Decatur. Next to me, a lively woman was talking about her recent trip to NY City and her encounter with the rudest/most authentic restaurateur in the city – maybe the world. Christiane Lauterbach (for the uninitiated, she has […]