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Empathy Matters
Empathy Matters

Video provided by The RSA Empathy fuels connection, sympathy drives disconnection. For many people, the first reaction when we hear that someone is going through a tough time is to cheer them up or start by using those dreaded words: at least. We’re trying to make it better, but that approach can actually make things worse. Rarely […]

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They Will Know We Are Christians By Our Empathy
They Will Know We Are Christians By Our Empathy

Video provided by The RSA Empathy fuels connection, sympathy drives disconnection. For many people, the first reaction when we hear that someone is going through a tough time is to cheer them up or start by using those dreaded words: at least. We’re trying to make it better, but that approach can actually make things worse. Rarely can […]

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Why Is It So Hard To Forgive?
Why Is It So Hard To Forgive?

Human behavior suggests that people are “hard-wired” to retaliate when they have been hurt by another person.  Our pride or self-esteem is injured. Our expectations or dreams are disappointed.  We lose something very valuable to us.  We want recompense for the damages. But there are other resistances which block our motivation to forgive.  Automatic thoughts […]

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Raising a Few Good Men
Raising a Few Good Men

I was intrigued by an article from O, the Oprah Magazine today that talked about raising sons to be good husbands. The article talks about raising boys and the men they become and gets into quite a discussion about how we raise girls differently than boys. Before we launch into a massive debate on gender […]

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Three Hidden Qualities of Great Leaders
Three Hidden Qualities of Great Leaders

Models and theories on leadership are as numerous as they are varied in their approaches. While research on what defines an effective leader has been extensive, its definition continues to evolve. Once considered defining marks of a leader, individual characteristics such as birth-order, intelligence, and socioeconomic status have lost their prominence in discussions on leadership […]

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Secrets to Being a Great Entrepreneur
Secrets to Being a Great Entrepreneur

He puts his drink down on the coffee table and smiles. In the room, there’s a basketball net, a drawing board, blocks of Lego and large posters of NHL teams and players on the wall. “Welcome to the Genesis Room,” he says. Meet David Maclean, founder, president and creative director of Maclean Group Marketing and […]

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How to Help a Person in Crisis
How to Help a Person in Crisis

After meeting the more urgent physical needs (like providing food, water, shelter, and medical care), the person might be ready to talk about his or her trauma. Below we give you some examples on how to help someone deal with the psychological impact of the crisis. What might be the most important thing you can […]

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How to Help a Person in Crisis
How to Help a Person in Crisis

You can help someone deal with the psychological impact of a traumatic experience, and begin to heal.

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Top Ten Ways to Help People Realize Their Potential
Top Ten Ways to Help People Realize Their Potential

Looking for direction? One of the greatest responsibilities we have is to support ourselves and others in living at our highest and best. Whether we’re parents, partners, friends or leaders, it’s incumbent upon us to help others to live as close to their unique potential as we can. With everything we say and do, we’re […]

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Top Ten Ways to Support Someone in Being Their Best
Top Ten Ways to Support Someone in Being Their Best

Is Fear of Failure Holding You Back? One of the greatest responsibilities we have is to support ourselves and others in living at our highest and best. Whether we’re parents, partners, friends or leaders, it’s incumbent upon us to help others to live as close to their unique potential as we can. With everything we […]

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