"Our conversations invent us. Through our speech and our silence, we become smaller or larger selves. Through our speech and our silence, we diminish or enhance the other person, and we narrow or expand the possibilities between us. How we use our voice determines the quality of our relationships, who we are in the world, and what the world can be and might become. Clearly, a lot is at stake here."
Harriet Lerner, The Dance of Connection
Jennifer Abrams Consulting provides trainings, coaching, program design and consultative support to schools, hospitals and other organizations in the areas of instructional design, new employee support, supervision and evaluation, having hard conversations, generational savvy and the creation of collaborative cultures. Jennifer considers herself to be a "voice coach," helping others develop their identities and skill sets to best use their voices in a variety of professional environments.
I spent some time s this past month with a few of my newsletter readers. My essential question for 2015, which I shared in last month’s newsletter, had piqued their curiosity. I had posed the question, "How can I live courage, breathe courage, and give courage?" and they wanted to know more. Explore answers with me. Get under the surface.
I know that their interest in ‘what courage meant to me’ was genuine. I know that their curiosity was well ...Read More