Standing Tall With Bullies, Big And Small 1

Standing Tall With Bullies, Big And Small
There’s a lot of resemblance between social dynamics in the schoolyard and corporate politics. Recently, I had a chance to learn some potent lessons about handling bullies at work by hanging out at the local kids park. So, I go to the park last week with my son. It so happens, we see a kid he has told me about, ...

“Could You Love Me More?” 1

Kids are often a source of personal transformation if you allow them to be. There’s a lovely book by Shefali Tsabary called  Conscious Parenting: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children which really explains this in depth. But, most of us have opportunities to realize this every day from our interactions with our own children. Some of ...

Courage: What It REALLY Feels Like 1

After talking to my coach, and getting my assignment, I go to the office the following Monday determined to look for opportunities to be different, courageous, outlandish. But, it’s a fairly normal day, not too many meetings, not too many confrontations to be courageous about. I try anyway, but my first day is weak. I spend the day cracking ...

Increasing Awareness : Mission Impossible? 17

Increasing Awareness : Mission Impossible?
My life coach and I decide to meet over dinner to discuss the program I have signed up for (If you are curious, you can read more about how I arrived at this point here). As we fill our plates, he asks me where I am stuck in my self expression, and where I notice ...