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Are you acknowledging the Ray Rice inside of you?

Are you acknowledging the Ray Rice inside of you?

By Shayne Hughes As a man, I found the video of Ray Rice hitting his wife deeply troubling. The fact that they were apparently screaming at each other, and she spit in his face right before he hit her, doesn’t excuse his violence. I’m supportive of the tougher suspension given to Rice, and to the ... Read More
 
Learn a Powerful Tool in Our New Free Booklet: Making Others Good

Learn a Powerful Tool in Our New Free Booklet: Making Others Good

Does your team need more trust and collaboration? Do you wish the silos and ‘Us vs. Thems’ in your organization could dissolve? You have a relationship with a colleague who “just doesn’t get it” — what do you do about it? What if there were proven tools that could dramatically reverse this dynamic? In Making ... Read More
 
Nipping Dysfunction in the Bud: Attending Personal Mastery on the Cusp of Adulthood

Nipping Dysfunction in the Bud: Attending Personal Mastery on the Cusp of Adulthood

by Jonathan London LaL’s flagship seminar, Personal Mastery, is a life-changing journey of self-reflection and discovery. Because of the transformational power of the seminar, it’s not uncommon to hear older participants, energized by a new realization or considering the long-term impact of an ingrained behavior pattern, wishing they would have done this work twenty or ... Read More
 
What is Learning as Leadership?

What is Learning as Leadership?

By Shayne Hughes People often ask why we named our company “Learning as Leadership”. The key word is “learning”, which we all use but can find challenging to embody. Learning is not something confined to the classroom, or that I turn on or off in certain situations. It’s a state of mind, an orientation at ... Read More
 
Love What’s Precious, Today

Love What’s Precious, Today

I have children in 4th and 2nd grade, so the Newtown elementary school massacre scared me more than other recent gun rampages. My boys go to a public elementary school in a “safe” neighborhood, and Newtown was an unnerving reminder that there’s no real protection. Like millions of parents, my strategy is to hope that ... Read More
 
Choosing the Quality of your Present Moment

Choosing the Quality of your Present Moment

Have you noticed how the people and situations in our life are sometimes — often!? — sources of stress and disconnection? The demands, the criticisms, the performance pressure. We can feel a lot of undesirable emotion about what others are doing to us. We call this being “At the Mercy.” We can particularly feel At ... Read More
 

Hyper-Responsiveness Isn’t Worthiness

In my last blog post, I discussed how discovering our unconscious drivers was key to getting rid of unwanted behaviors. In this post, I want to pick up where we left off and discuss another aspect of this, which is the degree to which our ego reinforces those behaviors. One of my clients has high ... Read More
 

What’s Really Underneath Your Unwanted Behavior?

One of my clients is your typical type A, fast-paced, multi-tasking Vice President.  He can’t sit still, and his electronic devices are constantly invading his work and home life — and he knows it. He prides himself on being organized and efficient, is a Harvard graduate and a rising star in his company. He is ... Read More