Validation is an essential communication tool that let's others know that you see, hear, and/or know them and that you truly get it from their frame of reference.

Validation is Essential to Effective Relationships: Everyone Wants to be Seen & Heard

Validation is not just something to give to others. It is also important to validate your own inner self. Validation is a method for deep understanding. It can let others know you get it from their frame of reference. This requires that you truly see, hear and/or deeply know who and what you are trying to Read more about Validation is Essential to Effective Relationships: Everyone Wants to be Seen & Heard[…]

Communication With Tolerance Allows For Emergence of Meaningful Solutions

Communication occurs nonverbally even in silence because it is impossible to not communicate.  But a culture of silence is costly and erodes relationships. Even in dialogue, it is easy to be impatient and indignant with views that oppose your own. Well-intended communication can be easily misunderstood. If you want folks to talk with any hope of Read more about Communication With Tolerance Allows For Emergence of Meaningful Solutions[…]