Tag Archives: Conflict Resolution

How Can You Stop Making Bad Decisions?

Ever had a time when you made a decision that turned out to be a really bad one? And when you reflect back to that decision point, you remember feeling a bit “off” about it? Example: Carol and I walked into the lawyer’s office to meet our friend, John (name changed).  We had agreed toContinue Reading

Trust: Are You Building – Or Destroying?

A key concept in many of my keynote presentations is “Trust.” And with coaching clients, trust is always at the root of their challenges and also a big part of the solutions they choose. Trust is a foundational concept of life and is the most critical and delicate component in any relationship. In presentations, IContinue Reading

Accountability in Speech

Accountability – Hmmm? Accountability is a buzz word that we all hear, use, and know about.  But do you truly apply it, especially in your speech? This is not meant to be an English lesson.  However,  are there ways to design your sentences in a way that is accountable, and so they don’t push other’sContinue Reading

Year-Beginning Retreat

The New Year — How to Ensure You Move Ahead in Your Relationship Ever set New Years resolutions and then didn’t follow through? Ever decided and talked about enhancements to your relationship for the coming year, and then it just didn’t happen? You’re not alone. Here’s a sure-fire way to set  yourself on a goodContinue Reading

Christmas & Stress

Does it do it to you? Christmas schedules can be hectic -  parties, concerts, get-togethers, and…!  It can be a heck of a lot of fun.  But, it can also lead to stress when you and your life-partner have not done a good job of aligning and discussing your schedules. Why not do something nowContinue Reading

Trust in your relationship

My Partner Doesn’t Trust Me! In our coaching sessions with couples, we hear the above statement regularly.   Or, for those who are a bit more aware of their own part in the relationship, the question they ask is this, “How can I make my partner trust me?” Trust is the foundation of any relationship, whetherContinue Reading