A mother and daughter were on their way to a house inspection. They parked in the street thinking that the house was just across the road. But they had turned down a wrong street. Before the mother could get back in the car to get to the correct address, the daughter noticed a bird on the side of the street. There was a bowl of water on the grass next to it. The bird looked distressed.
"Are you willing and able to help in an event of an emergency?”
Richard and Christine had not flown in the emergency exit row before. So, when the flight attendant asked them this question, they took it seriously.
We have multiple conversations a day. With different people. Some of us have multiple conversations with the same person. Some of us meet new people every day. And have new conversations. One-off conversations. Regardless of the situation, every conversation is an opportunity to connect.
It was a sunny Saturday morning. A father and his 13-year-old daughter were walking to the shops. And they came across a sign outside the local primary school which displayed the words Confidence, Getting Along, Resilience, Organisation and Persistence. They stopped for a moment to read the signs. Then the father asked a question.