Create Buy-in Instead of Issuing Orders

Giving an order without buy-in creates resentment and sabotage. If I command you to do something that you do not agree with, the only thing keeping you in-line is your fear. If instead I collaborate with you to create buy-in, then you do the thing not because you want to please me or avoid punishment, …

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Learn to Love Email Again

I recently listened to a talk delivered by Neil Gaiman, one of the cut comments he made was “I realized that my job had become responding to email and that I wrote as a hobby.” This is a feeling that I think many people get as their inboxes become overburdened with seemingly urgent messages on …

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Withdrawing and Moving Forward into Wholeness

In my life it’s very important to feel centred. Centred is to be over my feet and balanced emotionally and spiritually. I often feel pulled on by strong connections. They can tug on the parts of me that feel a need to please others, or when I extend myself vulnerably, or when I receive someone …

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