Are You Really Available?

Are you available? It’s so easy to answer yes to this question. Our intention is to be available but many times we send signals that say something very different.

“My door is always open.”

An open door doesn’t represent an open mind. Keeping your office door open is nice, but it’s meaningless if engaging in conversation with you is difficult. It’s not the door that stops people from coming to you, it’s the closed mind, the I know everything mind, the non-listening mind or the I’m too busy mind. (more…)