Silence

A collection of 8 posts

Don't Fear the Pause

David Brooks offers some terrific advice for making conversations count in Nine Nonobvious Ways to have Deeper Conversations. His counsel not to fear the pause Most of us stop listening to a comment

Music

“Music opens a path into the realm of silence.” How Bach will save your soul – lovely read on the power of music from a forgotten German philosopher: https://t.co/4JGyiKjHRm — Explore

Isolated

This insane anti-distraction helmet from 1925 would fit into any modern open office https://t.co/6izMgBj0oH pic.twitter.com/vpBCjZPeL7 — Co.Exist (@FastCoExist) April 4, 2016 The Fast Company article hints

Recognize the Silence

"Learn to be quiet enough to hear the sound of the genuine within yourself so you can hear it in others." ~Marian Wright Edelman — Zen Essentials (@ZenEssentials) March 26, 2015

Emerson/Senge

Just because I've added a few posts about silence lately, here's something I wrote on another blog in 2010— At Twitter, Michelle James points the way to Emerson RT @swichman: "Real action

Emerson on Hospitality

I found a recent entry celebrating silence yesterday, and it reminded me of this. " Hospitality consists in a little fire, a little food, and an immense quiet." Ralph Waldo Emerson —