Organizational Consultation XXVIII: Multi-Source Assessment (360-Degree Feedback)
Though it is plagued with as many problems as the IFA model of performance appraisal, the multi-source method for appraising …
The New Johari Window #30: Quadrant Four: The Unknown Area
The fourth quadrant is filled with paradox and enigma. It provokes a convoluted question: “How do we know Quad Four exists, if no one is aware of what’s in it?” Even if we accept “on faith” that Quad Four material does exist, how do we discover what is in this quadrant and how do we appreciate the impact which Quad Four content has on the other three quadrants?
The COVID-19 Arrow: Striking at the Heart of American Life and Culture
How do humans in the twenty-first century respond, personally and collectively, to this reappearance? The challenges and responses, both good …
Organizational Consultation XV Appreciative Consulting Within the Domain of Intentions
Social philosophers, historians and organizational consultants are in agreement that it is valuable to conceive of all organizations as systems, …
Tending the Fires of 21st Century Organizations
In this essay I am drawing a comparison between the fire that I tend in my living room hearth and the “tending” that is done by those leading dynamic and complex 21st Century organizations.
From Learned Helplessness to Hope: A Case Study
For the LGBTQ+ youth, it is not enough to examine hope on the individual level. It should be linked into a broader context of family, community, and nation.
Relational Psychotherapy: Enriching the Psychodynamic Repertoire
Relational psychotherapy is often referred to as a “two-person psychology” which acknowledges that there are two full subjectivities in the therapy room.
Love Lingers Here: Intimate Enduring Relationships X: Forming A Relationship
Couples move through four overall stages of development, the initial stage being defined as “forming,” and the subsequent three stages being defined as “storming,” “norming” and “performing” — to borrow terms used by Tuchman.
What Has the Coronavirus Taught Us in Our Life?
One thing that amazes me, is that COVID-19 has provided reminder of our interconnectedness.
A New Core Anchor for a Different Voice: Connection
My educational experience in cross-cultural coaching at the Professional School of Psychology (PSP) actually began ten days prior to the …