Maslow was misunderstood. Meet employees emotional needs for safety and security.

I recently read a great HBR article called , "Make Sure Your Employees’ Emotional Needs Are Met" by Susan David about Maslows "hierarchy" of needs that supports the emerging view that beneath our behaviours and perceptions are underlying primary emotions, and that these emotions are based on feeling secure in our relationships - at home, [...]

Daring to Care at Work builds extraodordinary Culture

Have you ever been worked for someone who treated you like a best friend or family who had more confidence in you than you did yourself?  This is the receipe for taking greater risks, getting more engaged and achieving even more than  you ever thought possible.  I recently read the award-winning book,  Hostage at the [...]

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Giving Process Feedback improves performance

Why You Should Get Into a Growth Mindset .  When it comes to your abilities, your skills are not fixed, but can  grow and change.  Eduardo Briceno explains why having a growth mindset is the most important factor to success at work and in life. via Happify - The Daily Happifier Why You Should Get [...]

Being Wholehearted – vulnerability as the birthplace of joy, love & creativity

Listen to Brene Brown beautifully , with humour and compassion, tell her story about her own admission of vulnerability in researching what do people who are wholehearted have in common? a sense of courage to be imperfect the compassion to be kind to themselves, then others connection as a result of authenticity willing to let [...]

How to be present from miles away

Tweet Last week I facilitated a conversation with people who were 2 hours away by airplane.  These two courageous individuals wanted to better understand what they both needed from one another and reach an agreement that enhanced their interpersonal communications.  This request flew in the face of everything that I had ever learned about communication. [...]

How to really hear one another

Tweet Why is Communication so darn difficult? What can I do right now to make it easier? George Bernard Shaw is one of my favourite playwrights. Not only does he have a "wicked" sense of humour, he shares a unique, and somewhat surprising quality with Mick Jagger. While Mick attended the London School of Economics, [...]

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