Category Archives: Listening

The Gift of the Christmas Cookies

One of the traditions I grew up with and is still a part of my holiday season is baking cookies for Santa. I was about 5 years old the first time I remember baking Santa cookies with my mom. The … Continue reading

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Our Book is Live on Amazon

After 30 years of talking about writing a book, we’ve finally done it! Unlock the Power of Your Perception is now live on Amazon in eBook and paperback formats!

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Look for the best in others – it’s good for you!!

Many studies in psychology and sociology demonstrate the reality that human beings wither in isolation and thrive in community. The saying, “No man is an island,” is true. Alone we falter, together we can see and accomplish so much more.

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Who Cares About Perception

You should!  Your perception creates your view of reality. Your perception is what forges your natural strengths and determines how you show up in the world. It’s what drives your relationships, influencing who the people are you enjoy and the … Continue reading

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Getting to Know You…. Also

In this blog, I would like to propose that if our third candidate would introduce themselves as follows, we would be able to better determine the impact that this candidate would have on our team: 

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Exciting News

When people discover Perceptual Style Theory, they gain a new awareness of themselves, which is always validating. However, they often feel that applying their new knowledge in a world of people unaware of the theory or Perceptual Style is difficult.

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Getting to Know You too

After 40+ years in business, I can say with certainty that many things have changed, not the least of which is technology.  But one thing that hasn’t changed much is the challenge of finding and mentoring the right people for … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Celebrate Who You Are

When you take our Perceptual Style Assessment (PSA), your results arrive in an action guide titled Celebrate You. We chose that title very carefully – it reflects the joy and excitement people experience when introduced to the concepts of Perceptual … Continue reading

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To Listen or Not To Listen……..That’s the Question

Have you ever offered to help someone with something they had just complained about and had them completely miss the offer? I really know better than to “coach” on the fly, but when a choice opportunity came my way last … Continue reading

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Personal Development and Relationships: 3 Steps to More Effective Communication

Have you ever had the experience of speaking to someone and, in return, getting either a blank stare or a complete non-sequitur? The easiest explanations are often, “they didn’t hear me”, “they didn’t want to communicate with me”, or “they … Continue reading

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