The Seahawks bye week gave me a chance to sit and watch football all weekend.
So naturally I spent Sunday watching the Red Zone channel, which is awesome and overwhelming all at the same time. If you’re not familiar with the Red Zone it’s a channel that bounces around showing all the scoring plays. Sometimes they’ll stick with a game for several minutes, other times it’s just a few seconds.
It can be a great way to watch a lot of games while I’m doing other things around the house, but even though I’m listening to the commentary I’m not really hearing or remembering what’s been said.
Funny enough, it’s the same way my husband describes conversations with me (at times,) “I listen to everything you say but don’t remember anything.”
I shouldn’t have to tell you (or him!) that’s not the best way to approach conversations with your spouse or your colleagues.
Give them your undivided attention during conversations. Pay attention to what’s being said so you can retain the information. It goes a long way in building relationships.
Use these sports conversation starters to get the ball rolling.