Have someone show it to me.
Have someone explain it to me.
Have a chance to learn by trial and error.
Word games, like Scrabble®, Password®, or Taboo®.
Jigsaw puzzles or Pictionary®.
Games that allow us to play in teams.
Look them in the eye, and have a pencil and paper handy so I can take notes or draw a picture or diagram to make sure I understand.
Listen carefully and ask questions to make sure I understand.
Have time to reflect and come up with an answer by going within and searching my feelings to make sure I provide the best answer.
Try to imagine how bad I would feel if I were to forget.
Write it down several times and post in areas where I know I’ll be able to see it.
Say it over and over again to myself, or maybe try to make up a rhyme or tune to help me remember.
Make sure I take a map or print out directions from the internet before I get in the car.
Ask someone how to get there.
Use a compass or trust my instincts.
Experiment, tasting as I go along.
Follow a recipe.
Call someone who knows how to make it and ask them how they do it.
People raise their voice to me or interrupt me when I am talking.
People don’t take the time to recognize when their words or actions make me or others feel bad.
People change plans on me without giving me enough notice.
What a great time manager I am, and how well I stay on track and get a lot of things done.
What a great friend I am, and how I can always be counted on to lift up spirits and make people feel better.
What a great listener I am, and how I can always be counted on to treat everyone fairly.
That sometimes I can be too blunt, and maybe I could be better at being more diplomatic.
That sometimes I could pay better attention to detail, or that sometimes it would benefit me to be a little more flexible.
That sometimes I need to worry less about making sure everyone is happy.
There is conflict and a lot of tension, and I cannot leave the room to get away.
People bore me with too many details and don’t get to the point quickly.
I feel like I’m talking, but nobody is listening to what I am saying.
I have gotten everything done and crossed off my list.
I got a group of people together and together we came up with a great solution.
I made a great connection with a new friend or co-worker and started a new relationship.