June 25 , 2022 /

REPRESSION

  noun: repression the action of subduing someone or something by force. the restraint, prevention, or inhibition of a feeling, quality, etc. quashing subduing crushing squashing stamping out squelching oppression subjugation domination tyranny subjection despotism dictatorship authoritarianism censorship   Opposite: freedom, liberty   That is a fair summary of what happened with the SCOTUS decision

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April 1 , 2022 /

END OF MARCH – COACHING

This post is about COACHING, not the basketball kind, although it is the end of March and the end to the march to the Final Four.  The title is a double entendre and I am using the analogy to illustrate some similarities.   I filled out my bracket and picked the Final Four who will

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February 3 , 2022 /

TRUST WITHOUT KNOWING

While I was walking one morning recently, meditating while walking, highly recommended by the late Thich Nhat Hanh, I recalled several times in my life when I stepped into a new experience without knowing what the outcome might be. I was leaving the old and familiar behind and setting off on a new path, a

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November 11 , 2021 /

DESIGNING PERSONAL CHANGE

When you look at where you are, who you are and how you got here, it is unlikely the same kind of thinking and acting will get you to where you want to be.  Marshall Goldsmith summed it up well with a book title, “What Got You Here Won’t Get You There.”  (Hachette Books, 2007)

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November 7 , 2021 /

JOY AND GRACE

In a recent email, Rashmir Balasubramaniam (https://rashmir.net) wrote the following: “I’ve been profoundly aware of the joy of being in purposeful, creative flow and also the conjunction of deep peace and playfulness that wise beings seem to embody (the Dalai Lama for example). I see it also in my wisest self when it all too

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August 22 , 2021 /

A DIFFERENT 12 STEP PROGRAM

“The nature of change itself seemed to have changed in recent years. It was becoming obvious: we need to think and act differently.”   Janet Ford & Rick Walters, “Managing Dynamic Change” Here are twelve lessons I learned in working with people designing and implementing change. These lessons apply to individuals, to teams and to organizations. 

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