Author: Jason Figueroa

The Reflective Brick

While I did grow a lot within this semester I still have difficulty in one area, that is self-reflection. It is times like this I feel like a brick unable to move the light at its will. However, as I look back on this semester I am amazed at what was accomplished. Starting out I was struggled with words and… Read more →

Let’s get Conflicting!

I would like for you to take a moment and think about any conflicts or disagreements you might have had recently. Conflict is a natural part of discussion and can actually present itself to yourself and with others. Conflicts can be narrowed to three specific areas: Information The lack of something Rivals What can you identify as your last area… Read more →

The Decisions we make

It might be easy to consider the decisions that you make. Your decisions might be life impacting as saving a life, or they might be which side of the empty hall am I going to walk down. In fact, it has been estimated that the average adult might make about 35,000 conscious decisions a day with just 226.7 decisions being… Read more →

Observing from the side

For as long as I can remember I have always been observant. I was a quiet spectator taking mental notes on what I was seeing. At first I didn’t know what I was looking for and even now there are times that I still don’t.  Needless to say I am and have been drawn towards observing verbal and nonverbal communication.… Read more →

First

First, let us get something out in the open. Personally being very much introverted, communication has always been my weak point. The thought of a course devoted to communicating in a small group is frightening.  In my attempt to shed the introversion cloak, I have put myself into situations that force me to overcome my communication faults.  Working for Time… Read more →