Communication

10 Actions for Being a Healing Workplace

In part 1 of this article, we recognized a significant challenge faced by so many executives and teams today: creating the conditions that allow people to process emotional dissonance in the workplace. Stating the problem in more basic terms: People experience emotions at their job, but we try to deny that feelings have their place…

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Gut Check – Don’t Sugar Coat It

We want to be polite or gentle or clever, but sometimes certain things just need to be said. Forthrightly. No beating around the bush. No sugar-coating. You needn’t be brutal about it, but matter-of-fact, direct communication can certainly be what’s needed. Subscribe to our blog, CHOOSE:

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Consultants Are People, Too. Right?

Since following my “dream” to launch a consulting and coaching practice two years ago, I’ve been keenly aware of the sudden shift in perspective from “insider” to “outsider.” And while I was prepared for spending much more time by myself, always being in networking mode, and not having colleagues to fall back on, I was unprepared…

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Gut Check – Whom do I need?

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Gut Check – Don’t Stay Mad

Indignation, umbrage, outrage. Pretty powerful stuff. Useful evidence that something important is going on for us. But, well, what do we actually DO with that? Two resources for going deeper into this are: Online resource for up-and-coming leaders: How To Become an Outstanding Next-Gen Social Sector Leader 2-day professional retreat for experienced leader: Courage Camp Sign up to…

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