Category: Dr. Rick’s Blog Archive

What’s More Important for Clicking? Understanding or Feeling Understood?

It seems that what passes for understanding often isn’t. So believing you know the meaning of someone else’s words could deny both of you an important experience. You wouldn’t actually understand, and they wouldn’t feel understood. By setting aside the immediate meaning you make, and showing an interest in the meaning that they make, you draw them out, and that draws you in closer to them.

What Gets In The Way Of People Clicking With Each Other

There’s a whole generation of people who engage electronically but don’t much know how to do it face to face or on the phone. Then there are sales people, employers and managers, business owners and service providers whose financial well being depends on their ability to make and develop connections quickly and permanently.

The True Click – A Super Story Start to an Exciting New Year

We’re getting ready for the runup to my next book, How To Click With People, due in June of this year from Hyperion Books. With that in mind, I thought it would be fun to share with you something from the book proposal that didn’t make it into the final manuscript.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

In 2011, I’ll be offering my new speech and training program, “How To Click With People: Building the Personal Side of Business” in anticipation of the summer release of my next book. January release of the spoken word audio version of ‘Dealing With People You Can’t Stand,’ available through iTunes, Audible.com and on CD, from MacMillan.

Conclusion for Facile Facilitators

The conclusion of 6 easy pieces for facile facilitators A great facilitator keeps the focus of the meeting off of themself and on the participants at every step of the process, because group ownership of the meeting is essential for the best possible results. Do a few things well, and your group will be well served by your facilitation.

Easy Pieces for Facile Facilitators, #5 and #6

Today’s post is guidelines 5 and 6 for effective facilitation. A great facilitator keeps the focus of the meeting off of themself and on the participants at every step of the process, because group ownership of the meeting is essential for the best possible results. Do a few things well, and your group will be well served by your facilitation.