When you speak, I listen. Obviously, this is not the first time you're hearing that idea, right?
Here's the part that sometimes gets lost: Once you're done speaking and I'm done listening, I think about what you said and consider it. After a moment or so I may take action by making an adjustment, sending an email or responding to your words. I also might disregard what you said and do nothing, which is an action all of it’s own.
We all do this, every time we listen to someone. The question is how conscious are you about how you move into action?
Let’s make this example more concrete and personal! Let's take my website and private practice. Generally, I work with beings from 2 years old to 23 years old. I stop at 23 because that's the oldest “small being” who I've ever worked with, although I've seen people of all ages, even through mid-80's. There are different nuances, of course, yet behavior works the same for all ages! (Tweet)
Up until May 1st, if you looked at my website it seemed that my practice really focused on small beings under the age of 10 and was only a resource for parents.
So professionals said: I guess you don't mentor professionals. (Not true!)
Parents of teens and older said: I guess you can't help my kid. (I totally can!)
Thank you to those of you who took the time to express your concerns. You spoke, I listened and took action!
May 1st I launched a new website! You can still find it at www.BehaviorAndBeyond.net but it now includes images and language to reflect the larger age range in my practice and is broadened to include my work with professionals!
I do hope that you enjoy it! It has been such a joy to create and I'm excited to share it with you all!
Insight into Action!
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