"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 have been in the same time zone for a few weeks now. It’s been great. For some educational consultants, travel slows down this month. Schools are getting ready to finish up, celebrate graduation, get hiring done. The break has offered me time to breathe, get healthy, and write a book. (FYI: Having Hard Conversations ‘2.0’ is in process!)
And while I write, I also avoid writing. I do my best spring-cleaning when I procrastinate. I have cleaned.....Read More