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preparation Aug 19, 2017

The Science and Sorcery of Being Present When Building Relationships

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At risk of sounding like a crotchety old man, I would like to make an observation from the many gatherings and parties my wife and I attended over the holiday season.

People aren't very good at being present with each other anymore.

Now before I yell at you to get off my lawn, let me explain with a story from last week.  We were at a party full of friends whom we hadn't seen in some time, most of which I was looking forward to catching up with.  How many conversations do you think I had where we weren't interrupted by a cell phone or smart-watch making noise?  How many of those conversation ended up being meaningful?  I'll give you a hint, it was equal to the number of times I've ridden a...

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