Finding the One-In-The-Many in 2015

‘Tis the season for family and friends, reflections on times past, and those still to come. New beginnings. One fond remembrance I have of Christmas past, time spent with my kids when they were small, was searching for Waldo. The Where’s Waldo? books (Where’s Wally? in the UK) placed Waldo in a very crowded scene, of Waldo look-a-likes […]

The book on Conflict Mastery

“You make me angry.” “Don’t get your noise out of joint.” “Settle down.” “Just ‘cause I said it, don’t mean that I meant it.” We use scores of phrases like these when involved in interpersonal conflict. If not spoken out loud, we speak them inside our head. Needless to say, our conflict directives rarely end the […]

Facing The Conflict Monster

“Knowing I’m a weak person, my mom advised me that whenever I felt scared or fearful, that’s exactly the right moment to jump in head first to face the monster by looking him in the eye. And I’ve found that when I get that close to the “monster”, I stop being afraid because I lose […]

Reframe and Let Collaboration Flow, in 2013

Just around the corner from where I live is The Herbal Path, a Chinese health and medicine shop.   Yesterday, I was looking at some of the diagrams they have pasted in their store window.  Those diagrams illustrated the meridians in our bodies, the rivers of energy within our body,  the Qi (pronounced “chee”) flow.   […]

Tips for visualizing resolution from the world of golf

“I hit a crazy shot that I saw in my head.”   That’s what Bubba Watson said, after hitting a miracle shot on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff with South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen, at the Masters Golf tourney last month. I was watching on TV.  And, here’s what it looked like: (if you […]