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Community and Relationships

Defensiveness - July 4, 2015

Defensiveness is a relational disease. How do we move beyond it to increase the quality of our relationships?


Getting Beyond Irritation

When you notice yourself becoming irritated or angry with someone, it is a great opportunity to learn more about yourself.


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Lessons in Projection - May 9, 2015

Projection is a defense mechanism, where we project what we don't like about ourselves onto others.  It's helpful to notice it in action.


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Love Thy Co-Worker - April 11, 2015

We impact each other.  The quality of our relationships at work can make a work team more productive (and it is much more fun).


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High Performing Teams - March 28, 2015

What ingredients increase the possibility that you will have a high performing team?


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Conflict at Work - March 21, 2015

The latest research shows it is not the content that makes conflict productive or unproductive, it is the directness and intensity that make the difference.


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Rethinking Competition - December 13, 2014

There is lots of evidence that collaboration can reap more rewards than competition.  Maybe its time to re-think competition.


What Works for Women

What Women May Encounter At Work - October 25, 2014

What do women encounter at work?  The research shows most often women swim in different water than their male counterparts.


Kindness in Action

Kindness In Action - October 4, 2014

Kindness in action means we start with ourselves.  How can we be a bit less harsh and more kind to ourselves?  And what does kindness look like in action?


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Cultivating Kindness - September 27, 2014

Kindness has a huge positive impact on both ourselves and our communities.