Eliminate Communication Roadblocks Series- Part 1

Eliminate Communication Roadblocks Series- Part 1

You have most likely heard the saying “Communication is a two way street” which is absolutely true.  However, I happen to like Eleanore Roosevelt’s version of this saying which was ” Understanding is a two-way street”. We can communicate our needs, wants and thoughts all day long but if we

5 Destructive Behaviours of Toxic Leaders

5 Destructive Behaviours of Toxic Leaders

All you need to do is a quick Google search on “Positive Leadership” and “Toxic Leadership” to see what most people are interested in learning more about…     With 264,000,000 Positive Leadership searches versus 29,200,000 Toxic Leadership searches its apparent that we want to focus on the positive aspects

Stepmom strategy: avoid being stabbed in the heart

Stepmom strategy: avoid being stabbed in the heart

Stepmother Isabel: “Look down the road to her wedding. I’m in a room alone with her, fixing her veil, fluffing her dress, telling her no women has ever looked so beautiful. And my fear is she’ll think ” I wish my mom were here.” Biomother Jackie: “And my fear is…she

Expanding Your Heart in Conflict

Expanding Your Heart in Conflict

“It’s kind of bittersweet. The human spirit is not measured by the size of the act, but by the size of the heart”                       – Yakov Smirnoff Just imagine for a minute that you want to try and make amends

Steps 1,2 & 3 for Communicating your needs and goals

Steps 1,2 & 3 for Communicating your needs and goals

Have you ever initiated a difficult conversation only to realize after it is finished that you didn’t fully talk about the issue that you went there to discuss in the first place? Funny how that can happen…but not so funny how you may have felt afterwards. Confused, rejected and even