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June 22nd, 2021

What Did You Hear Them Say, What Did You See Them Do? A GLOP Tutorial

By: Bill Stinnett, Ph.D.

(Excerpt from the L.E.T. Facilitator Guide) There is a difference between what actually happens and your interpretation about those events. […]

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May 24th, 2021

Listening in the Time of a Pandemic

By: Linda and Michelle Adams

“I really don’t want to go back to the office full-time. I think it’s too soon.” 1. “What!? We need […]

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April 21st, 2021

Let’s Talk About Boundaries

By: Linda Adams

You hear a lot about “boundaries” these days.  So, what are they exactly? Boundaries are limits or borders that people […]

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March 16th, 2021

Communication Lessons from a Reality TV Show Connoisseur

By: Jo Allan

In recent years, I have become a reality show connoisseur. After a long day at work, I enjoy watching something […]

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February 18th, 2021

How Realistic is Group Decision-Making? (Spoiler Alert: Very)

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

Think of the leader of the management team as also being a member. However, leaders usually have special responsibilities in […]

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January 12th, 2021

“Okay, You’re the Boss.”

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

(from the L.E.T. book) What power does to leaders who use it is a topic seldom discussed in books and […]

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December 17th, 2020

Love to Listen, But I CAN’T EVEN: What to Do in Case of Emotional Flooding

By: Denise Montgomery

You know what you should be doing. You know, somewhere deep in the recesses of your logical, operational brain (which […]

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November 12th, 2020

What’s the Most Effective Way to Confront Someone?

By: Michelle Adams

First, determine if what the other person is doing or saying is interfering with your ability to meet a concrete […]

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October 27th, 2020

What Do You Do When Someone Uses Power Over You?

By: Linda Adams

When coercive power is used on us to change our behavior, we immediately adopt one of these three possible responses: […]

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September 23rd, 2020

Isn’t Active Listening Just Another Way to Manipulate People?

By: Michelle Adams

First, let’s define Active Listening.  Active Listening is a special way of feeding back your understanding of what the other […]

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