What a week it’s already been and it’s barely just begun. The good news is, I believe that each and every one of us can make it through if we do one simple thing.
Are you listening?
That’s it — listen.
No, not smiling and nodding…
I’m talking, full-fledged, leaning in, participatory listening…
Will it fix everything? Not immediately.
That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try.
Be warned. You’re not going to like everything you hear.
But we have to start somewhere.
Let’s start with our ears and see where that takes us.