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How to Really Win

From Volume 3, Issue 12: Winning is a huge comfort zone for typical corporate managers. Yet winning is usually only adrenaline for the moment. Measured against the long-term goal (perhaps of trust, camaraderie, teamwork, harmony), winning can actually be losing.

20 Nasty Habits

From Volume 3, Issue 11: Dr. Marshall Goldsmith’s book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There lists 20 habits that can keep you from realizing your dreams. Do any of these strike a chord in you?

Moment of Clarity: Temptation

The Avocado Affair and The Roundabout Adventure: Two clear examples of total unclarity.

From Volume 3, Issue 10: Here are two real-life examples of what happens when we communicate using our Knower/Judgers from my recent visit with my daughter in England.

November 2, 2010

From Volume 3, Issue 10: Since the 2008 election, the Hamiltonians have been on a roll. Programs have grown. Who’s to be taxed by how much to pay for programs is shifting. There’s nothing inherently wrong with what’s happening. The question is, what do you want?

The Calm Starts with You

From Volume 3, Issue 9: Have you ever been in one of those situations where tensions explode? What starts out as a minor distraction escalates rapidly to finger-pointing, accusations, and punishment? The “drama triangle” has multiple players in both the Persecutor and Victim corners, and all hell breaks loose.

Why Do I Want What I Want?

From Volume 3, Issue 9 When we’re very young, before our K/J has written the rules about what we’re supposed to think and do to feel good about ourselves, our wants are not constricted by filters. When we want food, it’s because we’re hungry. When we want to be held, it’s because that’s how we comfort ourselves.