He Told Everyone to Stop Complaining – A glimpse behind the curtain

I was training a department that was going through a lot of change. People were sharing how stressful it was and how hard it made their jobs. I noticed a gentleman in the back with his arms [...]

I’ve Been Saving All My Problems for You. Fake Positivity is Exhausting!

If you live with kids and/or a partner, have you ever felt like they save all their problems until they get home? Then they dump them out on you? After all, you’re their safety net, [...]

Are You Careful What You Care About?

I told my husband that my appointment was on Wednesday. Later, I realized he thought it was on Thursday. He said, “You told me it was Thursday.” I thought he heard me wrong. He [...]

Do You Know When NOT to Encourage Others? The Difference Empathy Makes

Imagine your coworker comes back from a meeting and starts venting about how humiliated they were by another person’s response to their project update. Their frustration is boiling over as [...]