Comment from: Hianermad [Visitor]


At last a voice to go with the words! I can see why you collect such fine friends. You come across as genuine, allowing people to see the real you. I find that attracts other genuine people. The kind you want to have as friends.


01/24/16 @ 20:54
Comment from: diana [Member]



I talk like I write and vice versa. According to Michelle, that’s how I am all the time, in front of people or in private. I’m consistent, apparently.

And thank you!


01/25/16 @ 09:47
Comment from: Hinermad [Visitor]


I did notice you occasionally insert a footnote into your thread, just like you do in your blog posts, without losing your train of thought. I’m a little jealous of your ability to do that. Once I’m off the rails I have no idea where I’ll end up, and by the time I get there I’ve forgotten what the original idea was anyway.

Being consistent is a good thing IMO. That’s part of genuineness. (I didn’t think that was a word, but Chrome seems to think it is. I’ll go with it.) People who act very differently in different social contexts make me nervous sometimes. I nearly walked out of a company Christmas party once when the “entertainment” was a troupe of actors mingling with us, supposedly investigating a murder.

Please give Michelle my thanks for recording and posting your speech.


01/25/16 @ 12:04
Comment from: diana [Member]

Thanks passed along. :)

I’m kinda surprised at how easily I go down a rabbit hole when I’m speaking publicly without forgetting what my main point was, myself. So…that’s two of us who are kinda amazed at my weird ability to do that.

And better “genuineness” than “genuinity.”


01/25/16 @ 18:47

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