The last of human freedoms The ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances

In 1989, I first read Stephen Covey’s  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and he introduced me to the life and work of Viktor Frankl. Viktor Frankl was an internationally renowned psychiatrist. In 1946, he wrote the book Man’s Search for Meaning. In his book, he begins with a deeply moving personal account of his imprisonment in … Continue reading The last of human freedoms The ability to chose one’s attitude in a given set of circumstances

Listen empathically

Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. Credit: Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Further Reading Using empathic listening to collaborate by Stephen R. Covey [Status: stub] Last updated: 9th May, 2016

Dialogue

First published in Knowledge Management Magazine, December 1999 I believe that much of what is written and said about knowledge management misses a fundamental point.Herbert Spencer, the philosopher, is quoted as saying: Herbert Spencer, the philosopher, is quoted as saying: “The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.” In a recent interview, Michael … Continue reading Dialogue