Tag Archives: acknowledgment

Avoiding Workplace Word Wars

Safe workplace culture. Unfortunately, wanting to speak up when a verbal assault bomb is dropped doesn’t mean you know how to speak up, or even what to say so here are a few communication strategies you can implement. Instead of … Continue reading

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Encouragement

What makes this season so special, how can you celebrate that? It’s easy to lose focus with busy schedules and so much to do but reflect for a minute about what this season is about for YOU—reconnect with that. Trim the distractions … Continue reading

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How to Express the Unspoken

Hugs, kisses, praise don’t come easily to us. Our family practices a stoic, unspoken love. So how do three daughters tell a dying mother how much we adore her? She was turning 92. A Google search revealed that Jackie Kennedy, … Continue reading

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How parents can better help their students

Lizz: They have to validate their child’s experience that this is hard. There is a lot to be sad about during this time, especially your junior and senior years. If we can acknowledge and be sad and grieve the loss of … Continue reading

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Entitlement

Every year, I send my adult daughter a check for her birthday and Christmas. She told me she prefers cash to other gifts. But she never, ever acknowledges them or thanks me. This has been going on for years! I … Continue reading

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