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Now - on with today's inspiration Quote
"Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. When people really listen to each other in a quiet, fascinated attention, the creative fountain inside each of us begins to spring and cast up new thoughts and unexpected wisdom."
Consider for a moment your recent conversations. Have you noticed what percentage of time you are listening and what percentage of time you are speaking?
What does it feel like to you to have someone really listen to your ideas about your life work?
What was the most recent time you listened to someone with fascinated attention? Write about it.
Make a list of 3 to 5 people you would enjoy listening to in a conversation.
Make a list of 3 to 5 people you would enjoy collaborating with creatively.
Mix up these lists and write about conversing with one of the people from the conversation list with one from the creative collaboration list.
Traditional Writing Prompts:
I want to listen to more.....
I would love for more people to listen to me talk about.....
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