Do you believe in Parallel Universes? I do. You would say yes if you think about it. I pipe in relaxing music when I’m getting a room ready for a speaking or training session. This time I played a friend’s rendition of Pachelbel Canon in Continue reading Parallel Universes Revisited
While waiting for my sandwich at a restaurant I watched the 20-year old behind the counter. Not once did he make eye contact. He was completely lost in a simple human-to-human contact situation. Looking around I saw tables filled with teens and twenty-somethings staring at Continue reading Setting Boundaries ~ Creating Resilient Kids
Humans are ornery creatures, and we are a curious species. We take all information available to us, then we fill in the blanks. Therein lies the problem in human relations. Filling in the blanks is not always a conscious exercise, and we are not always Continue reading If you don’t tell them, they make it up!
My Colleague and fellow CSP, John Hersey, writes an excellent Leadership Blog. In this edition, he asks what do we do about lousy bosses. I admire John greatly and usually he’s right on. This time, he essentially says to suck it up or quit… read Continue reading Bad Boss: Confront or Quit?
So, how do you have a Happy Thanksgiving? How do you navigate the treacherous waters of the Holidays with most of your hair intact and your brain cells un-fried? Get thee centered. Take a deep breath. Don’t impose your memories on anyone else, and deflect others when they try to impose old baggage on you. Have a plan. Continue reading 7 Phrases to Avoid at Thanksgiving Dinner