Communication often gets strained and confused when the sender and receiver make assumptions about what a word means. For example, what does opportunity mean?
In the speed of our everyday activities, how often do you appreciate your life, work and all that is around you? I just returned from several weeks in Peru and realized how there is so much I take for granted which deserves to be appreciated. Like what…?
Two sides… Two perceptions… Two truths? What were the INITIAL perceptions that created the recent tragedy in Florida with Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman?
It seems that just hearing a name for something often activates our mindset about the named item. Assumptions are made; judgements are made; likes and dislikes are established… even before fully understanding the named item. For example, I was recently given a plant that is known as a Chicken Gizzard plant. Wow, now that’s a name that stirs up some assumptions…