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When folks are engaged in conversation, what's imporant, too, is to be conscious of what's in the "space" between the coversants. For example, when two folks are knee to knee, eye to eye, what does it "feel like" between the two? Does one energetically occupy more of that space betwene them than the other? Does one hold back and not enter that space with one's heart (i.e., it's all just "mental")? Can the two feel a positive and open energy in this space that says, "We are sharing this space equally, from an intentional, mutually-respective, heart-felt place.", or is the space empty, a void, with only an ego on each side?

The real art of conversation includes the whole person, not just a mind or a brain and a body from the neck up.

Joe -- I like the idea of continuum in the conversation where nothing is lost and less is missed. When we breathe out and relax our need to be somewhere else, we discover so much more about ourselves. And we learn that, as I said in the post, we're never out of time, just out of practice.

David -- what happens when we push or pull is we create a force that wants to be answered by an opposing one. More than accepting, it's about feeling we're being accepted as we are. This is the new conversation. When brands stay open to us, they win.

Tully -- that was a bargain. The concepts and information in the book, when absorbed and tried, are truly priceless.

I am currently reading 'Dialog' - what an absolutely fantastic book! I picked it up for $5 in the bargain section of the book store and have never looked back. Well worth the read.

Fantastic resource post Valeria - Thanks!

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