Curiosity and Conversations

Liz Sumner Communication, Fear Leave a Comment

I’ve been working on the next series of episodes for I Always Wanted To. They’re reminding me what it’s like to be curious and interested in someone’s story.  Lots of wise people talk about the importance of curiosity, and approaching life with beginner’s mind. But I find myself often avoiding that and instead being defensive, wanting to be cool, not wanting …

When Nobody’s Listening

Liz Sumner Communication, Learning, Patience, Self Worth Leave a Comment

Do you ever get the feeling that you’re invisible? You make a good point or offer a wise suggestion and people simply talk over you. Maybe someone says the exact same thing you just said and everyone hears and agrees, leaving you standing there shaking your head or checking to see if you’re still corporeal. Possibly the most useful thing …