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Laura G. Jones helps creative grasshoppers boost their productivity and confidence without structuring their lives to the point of suffocation. Click here to learn 3 habits that will help you conquer fear and overwhelm. In her free time she helps her husband make their signature natural deodorants.

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Why We Talk More Than We Listen and What We Gain When We Stop

“What makes you vulnerable makes you beautiful.” – Brene Brown

I like to talk. A lot.

It’s how I get ideas and work through concepts I’m not quite clear on. It’s how I get myself motivated or calm myself down.

If you let me, I would probably talk your ear off all day. As a creative grasshopper, my mind runs a mile a minute, and has no shortage of ideas to explore.

But a conversation in which people are talking, but not listening, is not really a conversation. It’s selfish, unsatisfying, and does absolutely nothing to build real connections.…