Connection

An honest reflection: chasing the high, the crash that follows, and being driven to find a soft landing on solid ground

When you engage the way Engage engages, there is this “high” that comes from sharing your messy lives with each other, the goals that you have.

As the facilitator, I get my own version of the Engage High watching your faces. Watching what happens in the moment at Engage Over Coffee. 

But inevitably, after every event I facilitate, there is a crash

Why Being a Connector is Important w/ Jonathan Goldstein

Why Being a Connector is Important w/ Jonathan Goldstein

Some people just seem to have a gift for connecting people and ideas. They seem to know all kinds of people and they’re able to ‘connect people and bring them together.

Jonathan Goldstein of Narrow Gauge Ventures is one of these connectors.

In this video, Jonathan explains why he cherishes the opportunity to connect people.

The Goal of Conversation w/ Corey Fernandez

The Goal of Conversation w/ Corey Fernandez

Whether it's in-person or digital, with an individual or in a group, we have conversations every single day. But when was the last time you stopped to think about the role of conversations and why we, as human beings, need conversations?

The word "conversation" comes from the Latin word "convertere," which means "to take turns." But take turns doing what exactly?

Corey Fernandez shares what he believes is the ultimate goal of conversation and how, if we achieve it, we become more connected in a meaningful way.