How To Help Your Employees Gain Emotional Balance

How To Help Your Employees Gain Emotional Balance We’re all off balance these days. The impact of the pandemic, the uncertainty of our jobs, and the continued pressure to get back to “normal” create distress, burn-out, and confusion. Regardless of how effective your team was or has been during the COVID crisis, we’re entering a […]

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The Importance of Secure Attachment in the Workplace

The Importance of Secure Attachment in the Workplace Rock climbing is challenging, puzzling, and continuously changing. When we are connected with the rope where someone is belaying us, we are capable of taking the risks, finding the right holes, and moving up. The belayer knows when to give us more rope so that we can […]

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Sales vs Engineering and Other Interdepartmental Conflicts

Sales vs Engineering and Other Interdepartmental Conflicts As you probably know, challenges between sales and engineering teams are real. If not managed well, this can derail progress. These relationships can be fraught with frequent conflicts and disconnections. At the heart of the conflict, each side needs to share their emotions in a safe and constructive […]

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Five Reasons to Be Certified in the Emotional Connection (EmC) Process

“Change occurs with a new emotional experience.” – Franz Alexander One of the things I observed working with individuals, teams, and organizations is that change occurs when people are emotionally connected with each other. We are human bonding mammals. We are wired for connection. When we become disconnected, our emotional signals get distorted and we […]

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Look for Changes in Behavior

Kim needed to solve a difficult problem for her customer, and she knew she couldn’t do it alone. But every time she turned to her co-workers for help, she heard things like, “It’s is not my issue” or “I’m not responsible for this,” leaving her feeling overwhelmed and helpless. Her boss noticed that Kim became […]

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The Journey Inside

We had an opportunity to speak an opportunity to a graduate class regarding the importance of emotional connection in the workplace. One of the key aspects of the emotional connection process is recognizing the raw spots and triggers that impact our interactions. The longer we experience the conflict, the more raw spots we accumulate. These […]

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Every Interaction Counts Podcast

Every interaction counts. Whether it be the way you collaborate or how you innovate, all interactions add up to the overall experience of effective team building. This is backed by a science of emotional connection in businesses that cannot be ignored. 1. Everyone needs emotional connection, and we sometimes act ineffectively when faced with perceived […]

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Recognizing the Negative Cycle

Shaping productive interactions in distressed situations may often feel like flying a helicopter in a tornado. This is one of the tasks that makes resolving conflicts feel overwhelming. Suppose you are going to set up new conversations, conversations that can gradually redefine your workplace relationships and resolve challenges effectively. In that case, you have to […]

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12 Effective Strategies To Becoming a Functional Board

12 Effective Strategies to Becoming a Functional Board Boards serve the critical function of governance and the strategic direction of the company. Dysfunction at the board level often spills over to the management of the company and throughout the organization. If the board you serve on has been struggling with progress, lack of transparency, engagement, […]

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