Looking Back to Move Forward

Ron Sukenick Relationshift, Relationship Mindset, Relationships

While I have always felt I understood the value of relationship with others, it was not until I wrote my 2nd book, The Power is in the Connection, that I realized that relationships do not have to end. Let me take a few moments to share this experience with you. The times in my life that I have always treasured are my teenage years. During those years, I sought to find my way in life, …

Providing a Joyful Experience to Others

Ron Sukenick Being Joyful, Joy, Netbeing, Networking, Relationships

In my first book, Networking Your Way to Success, I addressed nine networking strategies. One of those strategies was act like a host, never a guest. Let’s expand on that strategy and explore the real power of providing a joyful experience to others. The word joy comes from the Latin word gaudium, meaning “pleasure, gladness and happiness.” Its inherent nature is one of sudden surprise. Joy also shows many sides and arises as a result …

Develop a Relationship Mindset

Ron Sukenick Mindset, Networking, Relationship Mindset, Relationships

“The most important single discovery of this generation is that we change our conditions by changing our attitude of mind.” – William James A turning point in developing my relationship mindset occurred about twenty five years ago. I was on a plane from L.A. to New York to visit my parents. It was one of those midnight specials. The plane wasn’t as full as I am sure the airline wished it would have been, and …

Purposeful Communication and Resistance to Changing the Communication Process

Ron Sukenick Listening, Relationships, Strategy

We are all resistant to change at times! When you feel this resistance rise up in you, pause and look behind the resistance. Are you giving up the comfort of a proven communication success and going into unknown territory? Are you moving from your current capability of talking about the weather, what you do for a living, about the project at hand, etc? There’s nothing wrong with that. In fact, sharing common experiences early in …