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February 26, 2018

Using the empty chair technique

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I am sure you have found yourself thinking, or even yelling out loud, "How could they possibly do that!" Find a place where you won't be disturbed. Sit in a chair and face another chair. Imagine that the other person is sitting in the other chair and start telling them why you find them

February 22, 2018

I am surprised… and disappointed

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Well over six years ago, a friend asked me what to pay attention to in her new more senior role in Learning and Development. She had already spent some time in HR and L&D, so what she was really asking was what was new, what were people not doing that they should be doing, and

February 18, 2018

Start at the end and work backwards

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Communications are more likely to get action, if the call to action is at the end. This week, start by preparing how you are going to finish them - your final words, discussion topic, slide etc. Now that you know where you need to get to in the communication, work backwards from there to a

February 12, 2018

Two more wolves

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I got so much great feedback about the two wolves parable last week, so here it is again with some more ideas on what it means to me. An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson about life... "A fight is going on inside me," he said to the boy. "It is a terrible fight

February 4, 2018

Two Wolves – A Cherokee Parable

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I saw this parable again today and it had as much impact as it did many years ago when I first heard it from a friend. What does it mean to you? An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson about life... "A fight is going on inside me," he said to the boy. "It