Challenging The Dark Art of Ego Defense
Early on in the pandemic I realized, in the blink of an eye, the Pandemic brought into awareness two fundamental truths about life that most of us would much rather distract ourselves from: “We are not in control” and “We do not know what is going to happen.” More recently I have added a third: “We are all of us alone.”Read More
Create Your Environment for Success with Permission, Protection, and Power!
What’s the one thing that stops everyone from learning a new skill? Fear of failure! We worry that we might look foolish or feel inadequate, or others might laugh at us.Read More
Post Pandemic Loss of Connection is a Very Real Problem
I know that COVID is still out there and that there is an increase of new cases due to a new, more virulent variant, but I am sensing in my conversations with others that we have entered into a post-pandemic world. What exactly, you might ask, is a post-pandemic world?Read More
Teamwork…Making a dream come through!
In May of this year, Lynda-Ross wrote a blog about Building Relationships and shared the news of the engagement of our eldest grandson. She also shared how understanding Perceptual Style has made it much easier for us to see differences between family members aren’t right or wrong. They just are.Read More
Your Talent Advantage: What Is It and How Do You Use It?
There are many benefits to learning about Perceptual Style Theory (PST) and knowing your Perceptual Style (PS). Our recent blog posts have highlighted many of them – increased self-awareness, improved communications, and more understanding of interpersonal conflict. One of Perceptual Style Theory’s most important and useful contributions is the concept of “Your Talent Advantage”.Read More
I did it my way
Earlier this month, Lynda-Ross wrote a blog referencing my dad’s passing and the quote, “To live in the hearts of those we leave behind is not to die.” This is undoubtedly true about Papi. Unbeknown to her, this quote rumbled through my head as I looked at his casket during his funeral service.Read More
My father-in-law passed away last month at the age of 96. His was a life well-lived, and he left behind an extended family who loved him deeply. He was our “Papi,” the patriarch of the family.Read More
Perception and Biases – How they work together to create your reality
I’ve been fascinated with the concept of perception since I can remember. How does it happen that two people can be in the same place, see the same thing, and come away with two different versions of what happened?Read More
Self-Awareness—Your Mental Well-being Depends On It!
In all of our teaching programs about Perceptual Style, we strive to provide specific, practical application actions as well as information-rich content. The combination enhances the learning process.Read More
Our grandson recently became engaged, and we are delighted! Ricardo and I celebrated the event with him and his bride-to-be at a special dinner and had a lovely evening, including lots of great conversation and laughs.Read More