Cultivating Willingness

Apr. 4, 2014 by

Whenever I asked my son to do a simple chore around the house, he would have  an excuse of why he couldn’t do it.  This led me to believe he is selfish and lazy. Even though I didn’t communicate these

“The Art of Possibility”

“The Art of Possibility”

Oct. 20, 2013 by

I took a Coursera course on Emotional Intelligence and Leadership. One of the assignments was to view Benjamin Zander’s Youtube video “How to Give an A”.  I really liked what he shared in the Youtube video and got this book.

Reading, Writing, ‘Rithmetic, & Respect

Reading, Writing, ‘Rithmetic, & Respect

Sep. 6, 2013 by

Luckily, I was driving while the Science Friday broadcast of “Reading, Writing, ‘Rithmetic … And Respect?  The Clinical Director of an emotional Literacy Program in a very small middle school called in and said “Teach them to identify and express their

Another Way of Handling Conflict

Mar. 1, 2013 by

I used to shy away from conflicts, so much so, I think this is why I devote my time in helping people resolve their conflicts.  Conflict hit me hard in the face when my boys were in their toddler years.

“Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!” by Dr Michael Bradley

“Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!” by Dr Michael Bradley

Oct. 29, 2012 by

The Los Gatos High School Theatre was packed on Oct 16th as everyone poured in to hear what Dr Michael Bradley had to say about why teens are crazy as many parents could identify with this.  He started his presentation by

What is Really Happening Here?

Jun. 8, 2011 by

I believe if we communicate with the intent to understand and not only to get our point across, we will have fewer disagreements, less crime, and fewer wars. It’s well established that the home environment we provide is critical to