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How bringing your family to work can really drag you down.

In my seminars on Wrestling Rhinos: Conquering Conflict in the Wilds of Work…and Everywhere Else! I ask the audience how many folks came from a home where no one spoke up when they were upset or hurting, the “Do not say boo to a goose” families.  Those are the homes of the “Silent Ones.” Then,…

Is a nudge more effective than a shove?

Nudging is catching people doing things right! Use your time and energy for moving the positive forward. Use these ideas from Dr. Rhoberta Shaler to encourage & motivate effectively, negotiate without conflict, criticize without hurt feelings.