Do you induce, seduce, deduce, reduce, or educe?

Do you induce, seduce, deduce, reduce, or educe?

The gift of a puppy finally educed a response from the shy boy. Educe.  A new word for me.  How about you? I heard it at a small group event this weekend. Educe means to lead out, bring out, or draw out. Like coaching a wise group facilitator studies how to educe the...
Do you like e-friends better?

Do you like e-friends better?

I like having electronic, virtual, internet based friends.  I’m probably preaching to the choir as you probably like them too.  Thanks for subscribing! For instance, on my birthday (please note for next year: August 15th) I received a whole bunch of happy...
Another Lecture?

Another Lecture?

As a professional speaker I can give a lecture. But success in this area can get in the way. The best teaching occurs when I ask good questions and facilitate discussion. Telling people what to do may seem faster but I suspect the slower communication of dialogue and...
Excuse Me for Interrupting!

Excuse Me for Interrupting!

Interrupting! Is it good or bad or somewhere in between? Mom, and her three sisters, my Auntie Helen, Auntie Ginia, and Auntie Becky, could all talk at once, all the time, and do just fine.  I don’t remember any of them getting upset about it. Such interrupting...