For the past few years I have picked a word of the year.
It serves many purposes. It is sort of a goal for me personally.
I like challenging myself.
In 2013 my word was "stretch".
In 2014 my word was "open".
And this year my word is "listen".
We learn so much by listening. We learn nothing when we are in the process of telling.
I work in the selling field and I have always prided myself in learning as much as possible about my clents. I find it interesting AND it helps me do my job better
That said, I think as we age we acquire the impression that people are interested in all we know or have experienced. Wrong!
And so my choice serves as a reminder to me, and an inspiration for whenever the white page