Deborah Tannen: Biggest mistake

“The biggest mistake is believing there is one right way to listen, to talk, to have a conversation – or a relationship.”

—Deborah Tannen.

Deborah Tannen: Communication and action

British writer Deborah Moggach

British writer Deborah Moggach (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone. ”
—-Deborah Tannen.