Episode 9: Celebrating Learning Curves

Connecting Across Differences is a new podcast by Dian Killian, PhD of Work Collaboratively about having greater empathy for yourself and others, and how to hear others more deeply and make sure that you’ve been heard. Episodes are available on iTunes. Listen to Episode 9 below: On this episode, Dian shares tips on celebrating your learning curves so … Continue reading Episode 9: Celebrating Learning Curves

Episode 9: Transforming Your Inner Critic

Connecting Across Differences is a podcast by Dian Killian, Ph.D. of Work Collaboratively about having greater empathy for yourself and others, and how to hear others more deeply and make sure that you’ve been heard. Episodes are available on iTunes. Listen to Episode 9 below: On this episode, Dian shares tips on celebrating your learning curves so … Continue reading Episode 9: Transforming Your Inner Critic

Enjoying Difficult People, Including Yourself: Special Holiday Edition!

I know that "enjoying" sounds like a high bar. If someone's difficult I find often we don't want anything to do with them we want them out of our hair and out of our lives. What's amazing to me and impressive, over and over again, when I practice NVC and I practice self-empathy I get … Continue reading Enjoying Difficult People, Including Yourself: Special Holiday Edition!

What’s Love Got To Do With It? A Thousand Ways to Say, “I Love You” – in Giraffe.

“I love you.” Ah, that warm and fuzzy feeling! I can see hear birds singing. Little cupids with their bows and arrows, and rainbows! Every song and poem about romantic love floats into my head… as The Beatles croon, “All you need is love!” Love is a universal need.  We all need it.  In fact, … Continue reading What’s Love Got To Do With It? A Thousand Ways to Say, “I Love You” – in Giraffe.

Self-Management = More Joy at Work

This article is a reprint from a recently-published article in Empathische Zeit. Most people I know set a fairly low bar in terms of their expectations for their work experience. If you “like” your work that’s considered good. How many would say their work gives them joy---or empowerment, inspiration, creativity or energy? I believe every workplace … Continue reading Self-Management = More Joy at Work

Self Management means More Joy at Work

From a recently-published article in Empathische Zeit Most people I know set a fairly low bar in terms of their expectations for their work experience. If you “like” your work that’s considered good. How many would say their work gives them joy—or empowerment, inspiration, creativity or energy? I believe every workplace can have that kind of … Continue reading Self Management means More Joy at Work