When we stay open, we can sort out miscommunications and have fun in the process.
How easy it is to accuse. Everything changes when we pause and look inside to see our contribution to a situation.
Who do I want to be? This is a choice we make in every moment, oftentimes being unaware that we have made a choice.
Take a peek at Two Wise Women doing the tech part of their business. You’d giggle yourself silly at our antics on Google Drive, right along with us.
We all know people we steer clear of — they upset us. We become attached to our thoughts and feelings about them and cannot see their personhood or their hearts. Our conviction creates suffering, ours and theirs. Columnist Paul Prather wrote: “In such cases, if we’re not careful, we find ourselves right about the facts,[…]
Who we are is who we are with others. Slow down and read that simple sentence again, because it is hard to swallow. Another way to say it is: We are who we are with others. Most leaders have a deep commitment to being kind and thoughtful. Yet it is easy for leaders to spend[…]
Forge your leadership with purpose. Larry came into work quite late. He stopped by his supervisor’s office and apologized. His wife was so sick he was afraid to leave her and the baby alone. The supervisor looked him in the eye and said, quite forcefully, ”Go home. We’ll handle everything here.” All things change when[…]
“There’s a certain wisdom that begins by knowing that, of course, you, like everyone else, are pretty difficult.” Alain de Botton As we glide away from this Valentine’s month, I want to take a fresh look at love. Don’t get me wrong. I love love. Love is at the center of my life and my work.[…]
The dictionary says the verb “love” is “to like or enjoy very much.” One of the outcomes of bringing love to work is that everyone is happier/more satisfied at work. Every single person at work wants to be seen and valued. Connections based on respect and caring create a culture of well-being. A new CEO[…]
Tess, a new supervisor, complained about the people she supervised. “If it weren’t for the people, I’d love this job,” she bemoaned. “They are adults. Don’t you think they could just do their work?” Tess was always magical when working with adolescents. But now, working with adults, she somehow thought that love, compassion, and understanding[…]