phoneIcon765.293.4980
dwnArrow

Did We Respond or React?

October 16, 2018 | Communication, Leadership, Trust

Photo by aaron gilsonĀ on Flickr One of Merriam-Webster's definitions for the word "react" is "to act in opposition to a force or influence." One of Merriam-Webster's definitions for the word "respond" is "to say something in return." Given these definitions and some of my experiences, here is what I have learned: Along with the spoken message, reacting involves some type of behavior. It could be defensiveness, manipulation, passive-aggressiveness, or rage. Reacting comes from someone who is either angry or scared or both. Often, that feeling of anger or fear is triggered by the message being heard, and usually, this is…

Read More »





archive

categories

Subscribe to Blog

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

upArrow
quoteMark

MYTH: Companies cannot do business with the federal government if they aren’t connected politically to the party in power.

FACT: The federal government’s procurement process is one of the most objective, transparent processes in the world of business. Contracting officers are forbidden to award federal contracts based on politics. Furthermore, elected officials are forbidden to interfere with the agency’s contracting process.

© 2019 Earnest Consulting Group