Building Rapport and Connection

Building Rapport and Connection

I loved the Olympics – not only the drama of the sporting events, but also the interviews with the athletes after their event.  Observing their physical energy and style of communication gives insights into their personality.  If you pay attention to someone’s style,...
What sort of father are you?

What sort of father are you?

Gone are the days (thank goodness) when fathers were remote figures whose children hardly knew them.  Now you can be your natural self far more.  But what is your natural style?  There are four styles that people tend to fall into when they communicate,...
What sort of father are you?

Beliefs and Emotions

Beliefs and Emotions Why do we get so emotional when we clash with people at work? We all share a basic human need to feel good about ourselves, to have a sense of self-worth.  We get this sense of self-worth from feeling significant (that we matter), competent (that...
What sort of father are you?

Holiday Heaven or Holiday Hell?

Holiday Heaven or Holiday Hell? It’s holiday season – for most of us a welcome break from work and an opportunity to spend quality time with our family and friends.  But spending all our waking hours together, rather than the more usual 5 or 6, can surface tensions...