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Listen. No really, Listen.

Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” — Stephen R. Covey Over the holidays, I posted a picture on Facebook of my dad reading love letters he and mom exchanged before they were married fifty-seven years ago. As dad read them aloud, we smiled, we laughed, and of course we shared more than a few “awwwww” moments. It truly was the best part of Christmas. I forgot I shared the picture on Facebook until a few days after Christmas when my co-worker, Angela brought it up. She pulled up an empty chair next to my desk, sat down, looked straight into my eyes and said, “Okay, tell me about your …