The Emotions That Makes Us More Creative

The Emotions That Makes Us More Creative

What emotions fuel creativity?  Being creative is a messy process. It used to be that if you wanted to be more creative you would place yourself in a positive frame of mind — think beach and gentle breezes, the toothless grin of a happy baby, your favourite music. I bet you’re smiling already. However, positive […]

Hallmarks of a Great Listener

Hallmarks of a Great Listener

Great listeners are like trampolines. You can bounce ideas off them. So say researchers Jack Zengler and Joseph Folkman in their study “What Great Listeners Actually Do.” Great listeners give us energy and support. We’ve all experienced not-so-great listeners —- those listeners who are looking for cracks in our argument so they can prove us […]