Jim’s Journal: How Can You Not Hear Yourself?

July 24, 2013 in Jim's Journal

When I began to write this journal entry my intent was to send a message solely to trainers, speakers and facilitators. However, I believe this entry is one that everyone
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Jim’s Journal: What Made This Time Different?

July 23, 2013 in Jim's Journal

Why did you get “it” this time? You’ve been told the same thing a number of times, but this time you got it. You had a light bulb moment. You
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Jim’s Journal: Yes, But…

July 14, 2013 in Jim's Journal

Do you know any “Yes, but…” people? These are the people that will finish your sentence by saying, “Yes, but…” They will hear you out, then offer an alternative for
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Jim’s Journal: “…If They Would Just Be Quiet So I Could Talk”

May 15, 2013 in Jim's Journal

Do you finish peoples’ sentences?  Do you butt in as they’re talking?  Do you already have planned in your head what you’re going to say before they finish their thought? 
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Jim’s Journal Special Edition: Take Your Medicine

April 28, 2013 in Jim's Journal, Spotlight

“Let me explain to you why I did what I did,” Carmen said, ignoring our “no talking while receiving feedback” rule. During my workshops, after participants make presentations, they then
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