In search of understanding

140 characters. That’s all you get. To help someone understand your point of view. At least, that’s what we’ve gotten used to. After that point, anything you say is in one ear, out the other.

We’re all in a hurry to say what we “need” to say. We are so eager to have an opinion that we skip the step of working to understand. Too often, we forget that sometimes, what needs to be said, is nothing.