There is a funny, neglected fact about communication. Effective communication has clear intentions. You must…
It is grey and cold in Boston this mid-February morning. I am interested in the types of statements clients make at different points in the year.
Mid-February is often a time of frustration and for some isolation. The days are getting lighter but for some the resolutions and intentions of the New Year have dimmed. At work, many seem in a holding patterns with projects waiting or stuck somewhere.
This can all be a wonderful thing.
We don’t regularly pause to see what is working well in our lives. So why not now?
The invitation today is to take a stretch. Literally stand up and stretch yourself out as wide as you can. Breathe in through your nose and out audibly through your mouth 3-5 times without haste. Then, take a moment to list 3-5 positive things that exist for you right now. Say them out loud.
Here are mine from this morning:
- A healthy number of leads
- An interesting question about the future of the business that requires some research
- Good news about women I admire and their successes
- A lunch date with my kid
What is good for and with you?
Gina Razón is the Founder and CEO at GROW Voice LLC, a full-service verbal communication studio in Boston’s Back Bay. She has over two decades of experience as a teacher of voice and speech, is a communication and change facilitator, and is a voraciously curious voice user. Gina has worked professionally as a classical singer for over a decade and more recently as a professional public speaker. For more information on the studio or to book Gina visit www.growvoice.com.