Thanksgiving…..having been born in the USA, yet living my entire life in Canada (finally a dual citizen after 40 plus years:) I love being able to celebrate both Thanksgivings, one in October and the other in November. It’s a great way to truly be intentional with my heart…. being thankful and giving thanks.
At the top of my list is relationships and that is my focus today. Relationships are the bedrock, the foundation of life….both in business and in family, in everything. We are created to relate, no one can survive for long periods of time alone. Tom Hank’s character in “Cast Away” demonstrates the need we have, the need for relationship with at least one other person. His soccer ball, Wilson, served metaphorically to be his friend, his only friend while stranded on an uninhabited island. He wouldn’t have made it without Wilson:)
It doesn’t matter our personality styles, introvert or extrovert, neither what motivates us, nor our giftings, talents, preferences or learning and leadership styles….relationships are at the heart of the matter. In fact, the beauty of diversity in harmony is what is truly powerful.
One of the greatest challenges of the 21st century is to create and maintain meaningful relationships. Understanding your own thinking preferences and your partner’s as well as your closest friends’ can go a long way towards deepening insight into differences, grasping that we do not all have to think and do the same things. I recently saw a post on face book from a male ‘friend’ stating he did not understand females at all. My immediate thought was, “Dude, discover your-self and your thinking preferences first, then you’ll be better able to understand others, even those of the opposite sex.”
Many relationships are fragile at best. We sometimes lack tolerance towards differences. Understanding your brain preferences and those around you will impact your relationships and go a long way towards growing understanding, tolerance and excitement instead of criticism and the constant battle of trying to change others to be more like us! Discover your own thinking style, as remember our first relationship is with our self!
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