What’s your name? Learn to talk to yourself and others from a child.

Hi, my name is David Wilson, this is Fred Wilson, this is Mommy Wilson, and this is Daddy Wilson. What’s your name?
My name is Bob.
What’s your last name?
My last name is Harold.

Elevator opens and another man comes in.

Hi, my name is David Wilson, this is Fred Wilson, this is Mommy Wilson and this is Daddy Wilson. What’s your name?
My name is Neal.
What’s your last name?
My last name is so hard to pronounce.
What’s your last name?
My last name is Tanaka.

While we were in Las Vegas David went through the above process with several different people at different times. I observed with a smile in my heart and I thought how sweet it was to live in the present moment as my son asked his questions with joy. I felt joy as we experienced the moments together, David Wilson, Fred, Wilson, Mommy Wilson and Daddy Wilson and the people who used to be strangers when David asked the Question, “What’s your name?”

As adults we sometimes find it difficult to just ask the questions we are curious about. My son is living proof that at four years eleven months old it is possible to effectively communicate with people he has not met before. I was going to say he found it easy to communicate with strangers but I do not believe David has ever met a stranger.

Think for a moment and then tell yourself and me what a child can teach you about living life in the moment.

Hi, my name is Daddy Wilson. What’s your name?

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2 thoughts on “What’s your name? Learn to talk to yourself and others from a child.”

  1. Thank you for doing what you do. Stumbled upon your posting on Pavlina’s webblog. You are powerful messenger, and as such, are possibly quite ignored by those whom you would like to reach. The time for your audience to appear is at hand, and that audience is huge. We are kindred spirits. Trust.

  2. Carlo, thanks for your kind words. I viewed your site and agree we are kindred spirits. I enjoy working with people in person very much. I wish you much success in your journey. I now have the time to record more of the audios as I did a few years ago.

    Gene

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