Community and Relationships

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Conflict at Work - March 21, 2015

The latest research shows it is not the content that makes conflict productive or unproductive, it is the directness and intensity that make the difference.


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Rethinking Competition - December 13, 2014

There is lots of evidence that collaboration can reap more rewards than competition.  Maybe its time to re-think competition.


What Works for Women

What Women May Encounter At Work - October 25, 2014

What do women encounter at work?  The research shows most often women swim in different water than their male counterparts.


Kindness in Action

Kindness In Action - October 4, 2014

Kindness in action means we start with ourselves.  How can we be a bit less harsh and more kind to ourselves?  And what does kindness look like in action?


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Cultivating Kindness - September 27, 2014

Kindness has a huge positive impact on both ourselves and our communities.


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Listening to Conflict - September 6, 2014

Conflict can be transformed if we commit to stay in relationship and really listen.


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Learning the Drama Triangle - August 23, 2014

Dr. Stephan Karpman created the drama triangle - a powerful way to examine negative interactions.


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Stop the Comparisons - January 4, 2014

Comparing ourselves to others is usually a waste of energy.  How can we change our pattern to learn and appreciate?


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Stories Bind Us Together - December 21, 2013

Know our story and our families stories can make us more resilient; remind us we are connected to something bigger.


Worldwide Week of Partnership

A Stand for Partnership - October 26, 2013

The third week of October was designated the World Wide Week of Partnership by Barry Oshry of Power & Systems.  The purpose of this week is to deepen our awareness and ability to generate par