Supporting others is important but if it leaves you feeling exhausted, you may need to set boundaries to protect your energy. Identify and communicate your needs. Because taking good care of yourself makes you better able to support others.   Until da next Tyme...

When we give feedback to others, it’s most often about their actions. Yet so often, we make it about their personality. If we want better results, better relationships, let’s not make it personal.   Separate the personality and the actions from the person, and cultivate a...

Competition or Collaboration: - in which environment do you work best? - in which do you achieve the best results? - in which are you able to trust others, communicate openly, stretch yourself? A competitive environment or a collaborative one, which do your prefer? Until da next Tyme...

Boundaries in relationships can be tricky because they’re unique to each individual and don’t often make sense to others.  So it’s our responsibility to clearly draw the line, and communicate our limits and where we stand. And as relationships are not all about us, boundaries need...

We probably all have a relationship in our lives that needs some bridge building.  It’s good to remember that bridges are not built in a day, they require time and effort. Put effort into the way you connect and communicate, and step-by-step build a strong and...

Have you been putting off having that difficult conversation with someone?  Have you been making it difficult for yourself, by predicting that the conversation will be difficult, and the outcome negative? Stop putting things off.  Stop predicting that things will be difficult and negative. Instead, take...

As is your attitude, so is your experience.  If you find that your attitude towards someone is negative, it'll influence how you communicate and behave towards that person.  And as a result, your attitude will most likely reflect back to you. So, check your attitude....

It is hard to know just what to say to someone who has experienced a loss and is grieving.  Do you worry about finding the right words to express your sympathy?  Sometimes just a few simple words can communicate that you care, whether in a...

How do you deal with people who are always late?  "Sorry, running late," messages arrive before they do! Occasional lateness is acceptable but if they're always late, you might want to do something about it.  Communicate how their lateness affects you.  Discuss ways to...

Companies have mottos, a phrase that communicates their product, their unique selling point in a catchy, snappy way. So what about you? Do you have a personal motto? Having a personal motto can be a useful reminder of what's important, and it can help...