Thanksgiving Parable

A lovely article to understand the power of collaboration instead of competition or feeling isolated and alone, which causes unnecessary suffering. Enjoy this beautiful Thanksgiving parable contributed by Flo Mauri of

Below the Waterline Behaviors

By Flo Mauri, Thinking Well Consulting Have you ever come across someone at work whose behavior is quite rude and appalling and yet he/she passes under the radar. It’s as if the behavior is not seen and yet it takes a distressing toll on the workplace. Below the waterline behavior has been defined as “actions [...]

The Pitfalls of Positive Thinking

by Doris Helge, Ph.D. © 2009 Birth canals are small, uncomfortable passageways that simultaneously produce almost indescribable joy and pain. We are always giving birth to new aspects of ourselves. We walk down frightening paths only to discover new layers of confidence. Our self-doubts arise specifically so we can give birth to heightened degrees of [...]

Are You Failing Enough To Succeed?

by Doris Helge, Ph.D. © 2009 YOU’VE ALREADY PROVEN THIS APPROACH WORKS What happens when you enthusiastically pursue a goal even though you’ve never proven you can succeed in that arena . . . and you refuse to label yourself a failure when you don’t immediately achieve your goal? You have a rich history of [...]

The Authentic Road to Happiness at Work

By Doris Helge, Ph.D. © 2009 One of my clients recently spent days trying to find the perfect black blazer and white shirt to wear to a job interview because she had been advised, “That’s what the company will expect you to wear.” My client doesn’t usually wear black because, “I look washed out.” She [...]

Stop People Pleasing and Be the Star You Are!

by Doris Helge, Ph.D. © 2009 Have you ever said “Yes” when you wanted to say “No?” Have you ever been angry because your needs were ignored? Your self-esteem will soar when you stop being who you think you should be and shine as the star you are. Begin now because the world is starved [...]

The Gift of Difficult People

by Doris Helge, Ph.D. One of my most requested presentations is “How to turn difficult people into supporters and allies.” Why is there so much demand for the “difficult people” topic? It’s not just because there are a lot of snipers, bullies, blamers, complainers, “victims,” and whiners in the world. We are all a “difficult [...]

The Distinctive Model of Creative Transition – The Mindset

by Hyacinth E. Gooden-Bailey, M.A. ‘When the going gets tough, the tough get creative” Thomas Edison In facing transitions in life we need to understand our situation, accept our situation, determine what we would like to be different and then decide what actions should be taken.  After working with a coach we also recognize that [...]

Your Brain on Stress

by Hyacinth E. Gooden-Bailey Based on current findings and facts in Neuroscience I am asking some questions on the Brain, and  answering them for you as well. What about our ‘ brain on stress’. Not being a  Neuroscientist, I will stay clear of medical terminology as much as possible but if you are curious, you [...]

Introvert Meets Extrovert in the Workplace

by Patricia Weber Misconceptions continue about introvert and extrovert. One clarification to help each style or type work side by side more productively is that the difference is more correctly stated that people are either more introverted or more extroverted. Think of introvert and extrovert as verbs on a continuum. Meetings at work, brainstorming and [...]