"I decided as a young girl that love equalled loss, abandonment and pain. Why on earth would I want to do that again?" – Katherine Baldwin
Recently, we had a solar power system installed at our house. While I was busy downloading the app that you need to manage the system, the project manager literally took my phone out of my hand and said, "Let me do it, I know how."
Depend on Disagreements Your people will get into disagreements – it would be weird if they didn't! They all have their own ways of doing things, plus a unique mix of experiences and skills. With so many different values, goals, and personalities, there's no way they'll always see eye-to-eye. If you're lucky, they'll "agree to […]
"We find comfort among those who agree with us; growth among those who don’t." - Dr Marty Nemko, U.S. career coach About This Week's Chat A characteristic that I love seeing in other people is self-honesty. However, that places a responsibility on me to be self-honest, too. Otherwise, I compromise my integrity. So, let me […]
"Every life is a canvas and every interaction is a brush, therefore we’d be wise to consider how we handle the paint.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough, U.S. author and counselor About This Week’s Chat: Scene 1, Take 1 It's Tuesday morning. Justin walks into the office and, as he always does, greets everybody with a […]
You didn't mean to be at odds with your co-worker... but she's so rude! She shows no respect and seems determined to make your day difficult. No wonder you're cursing the day she joined the team. It might be tempting to just sit in the corner and sulk, wishing for this "problem person" to get […]
What do you do when a co-worker has an angry outburst or shows distress – run away? Or are you someone to "pour oil on troubled water" and bring a smile back to your team member's face? And how's your decision making? Do you get overwhelmed and confused by the options, or can you come […]