Intentional Speaking: Five Impediments to Co-creation
Language is the bridge between our intentions and our worlds. Our relationship to language determines how we wield words to bridge our worlds.
We cultivate a generative relationship with words by embracing Wholeness, Truthfulness, and Freedom. A poor acronym (WTF), we develop these qualities with intentional speaking, yet our habitual patterns conceal them.
Intentional speaking begins with recognizing and dissolving five common impediments or habitual patterns. Recognizing any of these impediments and enacting practices can be like treating poison with an antidote.
- Reactive speech
- Useless speech: idle speaking/story