From the managing editor…

From the managing editor…

Why is transparency within the realm of all types of communication—friend-friend, parent-child, husband-wife, manager-employee—so consistently elusive? Why must the ego so quickly approach the greasy fast-fed drive-thru that values expediency and quick profit over healthy dialogue? Why do so many start with perfection as the baseline, from which there is no room to breathe?

Listen to lead

Listen to lead

That seems like an easy question to answer: the morning radio show, the news, the car horns outside my window, my boss giving me directions for the day. We spend much of the day listening, and yet, do we know how to truly listen? Lately the message I have been getting is, no, we don't.