Beyond Reactions, a Backpack video from Two Wise Women

Could your perspective be flawed?

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,[…]

Supportive leaders see and respond to workers' needs with compassion

Help Things Go Right

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[…]

Bring love to work - relationships matter

Bring your love to 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[…]

What does love have to do with work? Image of colleagues encouraging one another.

What does love have to do with work?

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[…]