Relational Skills

Home/Relational Skills
  • We Don't Know What We Don't Know

199: How to Help a Friend

Today’s episode is about how to help a friend using a model of deepening relationships I’ve talked about before. The ORA principle. You remember it, don’t you? O – Observe. R – Reflect. A -Act. ORA. I saw this model of relating on several different levels from the

199: How to Help a Friend2023-03-17T09:13:06-05:00
  • We Don't Know What We Don't Know

197: We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

I’ve said before in past episodes how much I value feedback from people like you. In today’s show, for example, I share a listener reaction to a show from awhile back. It illustrates the concept that when it comes to relationships, sometimes we don’t know what we don’t

197: We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know2023-02-02T19:30:03-06:00
  • We don't always have to be right

194: Martin Luther King – The Silence of Our Friends

Here in the US, the third Monday of January is a national holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, jr., the civil rights leader. I recently came across one of his quotes where he said “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but

194: Martin Luther King – The Silence of Our Friends2023-01-11T16:39:32-06:00
  • Read

192: Word of the Year for 2023: Read

I received an email recently from a fellow podcaster. He mentioned how he picks a word at the beginning of January to help him stay focused for the year. His 2022 word of the year was “celebrate.” For 2023 he chose “authentic.” Apparently lots of people are choosing

192: Word of the Year for 2023: Read2023-01-02T07:57:37-06:00

183: Thankful for People Who Inspire Us

In last week’s episode, no. 182, we began our Thankful in November series by talking about being thankful for the last time we experienced something. Today we continue this series by considering the blessing of being thankful for the people who inspire us.

183: Thankful for People Who Inspire Us2022-10-20T18:51:06-05:00
  • in good relationships people listen to each other

178: Good Relationships in Action

There are so many thoughts about relationships running around in my head lately that I’ve wanted to share with you. They’ve been like little kids scrambling for the candy thrown from 4th of July floats parading down the street. I’ll tell you about a few of them in

178: Good Relationships in Action2022-10-20T18:47:35-05:00
Go to Top