Power v Force I

Power v Force I

Power v. Force: The Introduction “Force always creates counterforce, its effect is to polarize rather than to unify.  Polarization always implies conflict…inevitably it produces a win-lose dichotomy and because somebody always loses, enemies are always...
10 Email Best Practices – Numbers 6-10

10 Email Best Practices – Numbers 6-10

Practices #6 – 10 6. Focusing too much on yourself. Attain insight into your level of egocentrism by going back through your emails to see how many times you use “I.” Expressing that “The report looks good” instead of “I think the report looks good” takes the focus...
10 Email Best Practices – Numbers 1-5

10 Email Best Practices – Numbers 1-5

Do you ever receive very lengthy emails that only needed a few bullet points?  Have you ever become emotionally triggered by something someone said in an email?  Do you find yourself drowning in a sea of cc’s all day long?  Everyone has a bad email...
Overcoming Self-Doubt

Overcoming Self-Doubt

How do I know if I’m doing a good job at work? People often compare themselves with others in order to gauge their own successes and achievements.  This is a trap because they’re making up a story with very limited information about someone else’s performance....
How To Learn Empathy

How To Learn Empathy

“You’re being insensitive. Stop telling me I’m wrong and pay attention to how I feel!” We all make the occasional misstep of unintentionally hurting others’ feelings. However, for some, lacking empathy, or understanding and appreciating the feelings of others, is a...
Managing Anxiety

Managing Anxiety

Anxiety is something many people suffer from in various parts of their life. The degree of anxiety varies between person and situation. One type of anxiety is needing constant reassurance, such as in the workplace or at home. For example, at work you are among the...