Bbc planet earth. How to Always Have Something Better to Talk About Than the Weather. Six years ago, when I lived in a snowy mountain village and paid my bills by cleaning high-end sinks and toilets, someone said something that prompted me to confront an uncomfortable truth about myself.
A well-meaning coworker mentioned that she had been talking to another housekeeper about me. Oh? “She said, ‘David is a such great guy to work with, it’s just that he’s just so quiet.‘” I don’t remember how I responded, but I assume I tried to disagree somehow, and went back to my work hoping nobody would ever say that to me again. Quiet. The Secret to Connecting With People.
When people talk, listen completely.
Most people never listen. ~ Ernest Hemingway For a long time I didn’t feel like I had a lot of people to relate to. ParaNorman | The New Animated Zombie Comedy from LAIKA.