There is nothing more frustrating than communication breakdown and yet we all know that communication is essential for everything. Work, relationships, parenting, coaching, teaching, pretty much everything. We know it, but here is the kicker….in order for communication to happen there needs to be both speaking and listening. At some point along the way we … More I would like, um.. you to…..what I mean is……..forget it.
My wife is a genius! If you deal with children then you know that listening skills are something that are developed and obedience does not come easily. In an effort to maintain our cool and rationally address our frustration with a lack of listening she implemented the count-down to discipline. We begin with asking them … More Countdown to listening