Dec 12, 2016
Becky and Diana discuss the value
of be able to see things from someone else’s
- Being able to see things from
someone else’s point of view is a great asset for work, life, and
- Conversation breaks down when
you can’t or won’t see things from the other person’s
- If neither party can see things
from the other’s point of view you have a stand-off and nothing
- Asking questions helps you gain
insight from another’s perspective.
- When you assume intent, you’re
making a guess that could actually be fiction.
- Self-assess your conversation to
ensure what you are saying is being received in the way you
- You miss so much by closing
yourself off to others’ viewpoints.
- There are people who don’t want
to take your scenic route.
- Walking in other people’s shoes,
to see what and how they see, can be uncomfortable.
- Respect is created when you
acknowledge someone else’s perspective, even if you don’t agree