We are all complicated people, and we don't like to be put in boxes. That leads to complicated conversations and complicated discussions around tough topics. So what is the best way to have these conversations? Is it to compartmentalize each facet and discuss them individually? Or are we better off having a conversation where everything connects to everything and we get side-tracked easily? In this episode Pat & Britt talk about how they think through tough conversations and how they've seen isolation come up in discussion.
Introvert, extrovert, judger, observer, achiever, futurist, loyalist, idealist, helper; the lost goes on and on. There are many personality tests around - from Myers Briggs to Enneagram to Buzzfeed. Some do a better job than others at helping us figure out and explain our personalities. But what happens when we view our personality traits as negative, or we feel others react negatively when they hear our personality? In this episode Pat & Britt talk about their personalities, how they've come to view personality, and what personality means as we interact with others on a day-to-day basis.
Biases exist all around us. We have them. Our friends have them. News has them. Even social media channels have them. Biases color our world and the information we take in - whether we realize it or not. In this week's episode Pat & Britt talk about how news and other content is molded before it reaches us, and what that means for our conversations and interactions with friends.