March 31, 2011

What Rights Should ALL Workers Have? – Part 1

Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home…the factory, farm or office where he works…unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Eleanor Roosevelt, United Nations Remarks, 1953 The most important thing any business has are its people – right? Lately, I have thought a great deal about the rights of […]
March 21, 2011

Fear’s Everywhere: How Are You Managing It?

“Fear does not predict the future: it only tells you that you are afraid.  The trick is to recognize the emotion of fear when it emerges, accept it, discover its source and decide what to do with it.” Jay Uhler   Last week was powerful.  It felt like fear was everywhere. Living in California, I was sensitive to the non-stop […]
March 14, 2011

Why Do We Continue to Think Self-Compassion is Self-Indulgent?

Writing in her column in the health section (Go Easy on Yourself, a New Wave of Research Suggests) author Tara Parker-Pope wrote, “Do you treat yourself as well as you treat your friends and family? That simple question is the basis for a burgeoning new area of psychological research called self-compassion – how kindly people view themselves.  The research suggests […]
March 3, 2011

Workplace Needs: Some Recent Hits

A few weeks ago we wrote a post called Why Neuroscience SHOULD Change the Way We Manage People . The post hit a popular nerve and generated a lot of traffic and sharing.  Three older posts were nearly as popular so we want to give our new readers and wider audience a chance to read these posts together.  It makes sense […]