As individuals desiring to grow in leadership abilities and the art of relationships, learning the ability to suspend our judgments and assumptions during conversations is critical. This can mitigate many well-established, almost electrically-charged issues of diversity that occur in everyday conversations with people who we truly listen to. I often say and remind myself that, “Assumptions will get you nearly every time!” when I see the result of confusion in communication due to my assumptions. In business and personal coaching…