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Authenticity – The Most Enduring Path to Happiness

May 18, 2017

Too often, we go through this world trying to please others, mostly because we want to be liked.


However, in pleasing others, are we being authentic? And even more, does it make us happy?


How do you define authenticity? Do you think you’re...

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What Authenticity Is Not... And Is...

May 16, 2017

Which is more authentic? When someone asks you to do something, do you:

  • Say, “yes,” but don’t do it?
  • Say, “no,” but do it anyway?

The answer?

It depends.


Authenticity is often misunderstood to mean many different...

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5 Steps to Finding Compassion in Difficult Times

May 09, 2017

There has been a lot of angst in recent months in the United States. Many people are revolving through many different emotions, ranging from extreme anger to extreme joy. There are a few things we need to consider with all of the turmoil going...

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Top 5 Benefits of Compassionate Diversity®

May 04, 2017

The ultimate goal of Compassionate Diversity® is to understand and help others. It’s an active process through which we build skills and knowledge to understand what kind of help is wanted, rather than assuming what is needed.


But...

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The Bridge to Better Understanding

Apr 27, 2017

The further we go on this trek of Compassionate Diversity®, the more we realize that there’s not just one way of seeing the world. In fact, there are about 7 billion ways of seeing the world.


In order to understand others better, we have...

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall...

Apr 20, 2017

We often use the term “mirroring” to describe reflecting someone else's actions or feelings back to them. Mirroring is intended to help us develop empathy for another person - we mirror someone else’s posture or facial...

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Can We Please Stop Saying We're Colorblind?

Apr 18, 2017

(Click here for the FB Live post I did on this topic)

I see a lot of differences in social media posts between my White friends and my Black friends regarding the racial tensions in the United States. Sadly, I'm not surprised. There seems to be...

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Why Does "I'm Right" Mean "You're Wrong"?

Apr 13, 2017

Let’s face it – we live in a very polarized society. All day, we hear scary stories about the spread of disease and how diagnosis is being mishandled. We’re told about tension in our government and accusations of abuse of...

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The Top 4 Ways Compassion Helps Organizations

Apr 04, 2017

Compassion is not a fad. It’s proven science. In a previous blog, I discussed how compassion benefits each of us - by improving our health, growing self-awareness, building confidence, learning different perspectives, and increasing empathy....

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The Best Leadership Qualities Are...

Mar 28, 2017

What do you consider to be good leadership qualities?

Honesty? Transparency? Confidence? Integrity?

What kind of behavior do you expect?

Approachable? Direct communication? Able to delegate? Calm?

It probably won’t surprise you that what...

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