Nine Reasons We Don’t Listen – And What To Do About It!

Less than 2% of the population has ever been trained to listen, and the results of this are overwhelmingly apparent in society today, but listening is not easy, even in the best of circumstances. The following describe some of our … Continue reading

Navigating Meetings Through Whitewater

The river guide needs to be skilled at looking downstream; navigating direction for their crew and preparing for potential surprises; rocks, boulders, trees, the roar of rapids ahead or big drops and bends in the river.  A good guide appreciates … Continue reading

Want To Work Better With Others? Start By Working On Yourself

Self-awareness is seen as a strong management capability and yet often lacking in our leaders. Check out below how one manager made significant strides in understanding and courageously changing her management style by becoming aware of her blind spots. I … Continue reading

Be Willing To Be Influenced

If news headlines are any indication, most of us hold on to our positions with rigidity, a black/white thinking; entrenched in our beliefs of what is right. The great Buddhist teacher, Pema Chodron, calls this type of thinking “rock logic.” … Continue reading