Responding vs Reacting to the Global Pandemic

Forefront of Our Minds It’s almost 10:30 pm on a Tuesday night. I’ve waited until this late in the evening to start my weekly blog post. I spent a few hours sorting through my email inbox. I wanted to get a feel for what is on the forefront of the minds of my colleagues – … Read more

How to Respond When Someone is Upset

What Were You Thinking? Our culture is overly focused on thinking. The irony is that the depth of our exploration of our own thoughts and the thoughts of others often lingers on the surface of our potential understanding, when we focus too much on thinking and not enough on feeling. For example we ask questions like: … Read more

Fault vs. Responsibility

The Incredible Hulk When I was a kid, I used to like to watch The Incredible Hulk TV series. The character Bruce Banner would turn into the green monster when he was angry. His famous line was “Don’t make me angry… you won’t like me when I am angry.”  When I look back on that … Read more