Stay Away from this Hurtful “Shame-Creating” Statement

I am intimately aware of two "recent-ish" examples where an influential leader with power and influence said to someone under them, "I am so disappointed in you!" Have you ever thought about what that statement means? It doesn't convey that one is disappointed with the deeds someone has committed. It conveys that one is disappointed … Continue reading Stay Away from this Hurtful “Shame-Creating” Statement

Beware of These Two Character Flaws

In this post I want to discuss two common character flaws, so subtle as to go unnoticed for years if not a lifetime. They are conversational narcissism, and becoming a caricature of yourself. Conversational Narcissism You know what I am talking about. You say something to someone about your situation or how you are feeling, … Continue reading Beware of These Two Character Flaws