For what are you grateful?

Today is Thanksgiving in the U.S. For some time Leah Dieterich has been writing a blog (thxthxthx.com) giving thanks to ordinary aspects of life. In a recent posting, she wrote: “Dear Not Drinking, Thanks for being like drinking but with fewer calories, no hangovers and less chance of accidents.” She also thanks her digestive system […]

November 25, 2011.     Category: Uncategorized.   1 Comment.

How well do you handle crucial conversations?

I just read a book titled “Crucial Conversations” (2012) about how we engage in conversations that are crucial in the sense the conversations involve opposing opinions, high stakes, and strong emotions. These conversations occur with family members, fellow employees, and others. We can usually spot these conversation in retrospect by how annoyed we felt and […]

November 6, 2011.     Category: Uncategorized.   No Comments.