The silence is the question

Mickey Mellen
1 min readMay 25, 2024

A trait of mine that I continue to work on is to let conversations breathe. I tend to jump in quickly to keep things moving along, to the extent of sometimes trying to finish someone else’s sentence. It’s not good, but it’s getting better.

Better still, though, is allowing some silence to exist in a conversation. Particularly when it’s a tough subject, silence can be a great way to punctuate a question. In a recent

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Mickey Mellen

I’m a cofounder of @GreenMellen, and I’m into WordPress, blogging and seo. Love my two girls, gadgets, Google Earth, and I try to run when I can.