People Skills

  • Lonely?  You’re Not Alone Lonely?  You’re Not Alone

    Lonely? You’re Not Alone

Lonely? You’re Not Alone

What could possibly be more hazardous to your health than obesity, drinking excessively or smoking up to fifteen cigarettes a day?  Does it surprise you to know that it’s loneliness? (more…)

  • Learning From Our Worst Conversations [video] Learning From Our Worst Conversations [video]

    Learning From Our Worst Conversations [video]

Learning From Our Worst Conversations [video]

Some conversations just don’t go very well. You know the ones — you were completely blindsided by someone or totally lost it yourself.

 

Conversations are not what we think they are. On the surface it may look like we’re engaging in a simple “ask and tell” trading of information, but neurological and cognitive research reveals something very different. From […]

  • How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back

    How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back

How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back

 

You’d think most of the people I encounter show up blindsided by a serious personal or professional crisis — a divorce, death or health crisis, or the loss of a job, partnership or long-term friendship.

That’s actually not the case. More likely the person simply wakes up one day and says, “I can’t do this anymore.”  

  • How Givers Get Ahead — Way Ahead [video] How Givers Get Ahead — Way Ahead [video]

    How Givers Get Ahead — Way Ahead [video]

How Givers Get Ahead — Way Ahead [video]

I couldn’t help but be surprised when I heard Dr. Alex Gerrasimides mention that her husband, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, encountered some blowback when he signed a resolution committing to a multi-year Compassionate Louisville campaign on November 11, 2011.

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