Feedback, sans Kitchen Sink.

Feedback, sans Kitchen Sink.

Feedback, feedback, feedback; our lives seem to be permeated with it. If it is not feeling the temperature change and adjusting our clothing, it is our boss telling us what we do wrong. But which types of feedback do we want from people that are important to us; colleagues, parents, bosses and spouses. What do…

Friday Afternoon Bravery

Friday Afternoon Bravery

It is Friday afternoon. It has been a long week. Some ups and some downs, but finally time to relax and grab a beer with your colleagues. Every Friday after work you get together with some of your colleagues. The question however beckons. How many of them look, sound, think and act like you? Typically,…

Kindness Makes you Healthier

Kindness Makes you Healthier

Yes, it sounds far fetched, but being kind to others can make you not only happier but also healthier. In this article I’ll explain how it affects brain chemistry that in turn affect your health. So bear with me and I’ll show you how to become healthier through kindness. Ancient Wisdom Most of us have hear…

Every CEO needs a Don(na)

Every CEO needs a Don(na)

Suits, the TV series, has spawned a sleuth of recognizable characters. If it is not Rachel (currently known as the Duchess of Sussex), then it is Donna. Donna is the person that knows everything about everyone. She knows the perfect things to say and do in any situation, is the perfect conscience, understands the spirit…

Don(na)s and Teams

Don(na)s and Teams

Do you think your team is lacking in compassion? Compassion is one of three parts of empathy:  Cognitive empathy, the ability to see how others feel – See Affective empathy, the ability to feel what others feel – Feel Compassionate empathy, the willingness to act on what you see and feel. -Do  Compassion is the “action” element, but it…