Conflict Isn’t Pretty

Conflict is almost as nasty as cancer. The difference is that conflict is avoidable. It’s like eating and sleeping…always there. I was a conflict aggressor. Hitting people head on with insults. Results=lose,lose. It doesn’t have to be that way. This video will give you some insight into Productive Conflict and Group Coaching. I hope you…

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Chain, Chain, Chains

Chain, Chain, Chains Most women, and many men, have stories about self-doubt, shame and some self-loathing. My butts too big, my butt’s too small. If only I was…taller, shorter, lighter, darker, smarter, neater. The stories become your slogging chains. I have several stories of my own; I’ll share a few. At age eight, my two…

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Empathy & Support

Demonstrating empathy & support. I recently overheard a conversation that lacked empathy and support. It went like this. One friend says to another: ”I’m very upset about my daughter being bullied in school.” Friend replies: ”Oh, she’s sure a tough kid. She’ll get through it.” This response is shallow and doesn’t address the communicator’s needs.…

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Passion and purpose

I didn’t recognize my passion when I began holding neighborhood fundraisers as a kid. The first, I recall, was a carnival in our driveway. I recruited other neighborhood kids to perform exotic acts such as baton twirling and palm reading. And, I solicited fresh baked cakes from neighbors for a cake walk to win a…

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