I know more of a planner, a "J" if you speak Meyers-Briggs, and knowing this lets me be thankful for those mysterious people, the "P"s who can drop everything at a moment's notice to serve others.
Knowing that I really do need eight hours of sleep helps me give myself the grace to "sleep in" if I've been up late and not hold myself to a rigid schedule just because.
One major thing I've found myself craving is feedback:'the relational space to ask and offer follow-up.
That was fun!
What did you mean?
Actually, I really meant it when I said "please don't do that."
Do you like this idea?
It involves vulnerability to ask for - and offer! - feedback, but I find that this is where trust is.
You're doing great! Thank you!
No, I don't need to be consulted. It's your decision.
She's doing great work, and will be an asset.
Could you move over? I'm trying to open that cabinet.
I am awful on the phone; texting is a much better way to reach me.
Would you like a hug?
Follow-up. It's where the magic happens.