Talk-Sick Work Environments Harm Business Health: How to Detox Your Workplace

Gossiping. Lashing out. Undermining. Triangulating. Shooting down. Judging. Criticizing. Chastising. Trivializing. Harassing. Misleading. Deceiving. Lying. Shaming. Blaming. Complaining. Stonewalling. Sadly, the number of ways we create a talk-sick (read: toxic) environment at work is countless. It’s common knowledge these days that putting toxins into our bodies (cigarettes, drugs, refined sugar, alcohol, saturated fats, pesticides, mold,…

From Awareness to Action: 3 Points of Personal Change

I’ve had some deep and difficult coaching conversations recently. Many have centered on the challenge of personal change. Three points in the change process bring completely different moods/emotions/energies and require varying skills and tools to experience and navigate. Point 1: Unconscious and Unaware This might be termed ignorance, bliss, oblivion, innocence or naiveté. Others tell…