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How to disagree better

How to disagree better

When Utah Governor Spencer Cox launched the “Disagree Better” initiative with the National Governors Association, he acknowledged the bitterness between Republicans and Democrats. The driving force of this concept is

We’ve seen it and it is evil

We’ve seen it and it is evil

Each hour that passes, we are hearing more details of the atrocities committed by Hamas fighters who surprised Israelis in their homes, at a festival, at a bus stop and

The cost of losing trust

The cost of losing trust

What a week in US politics. You may have heard of a deadline-meeting hint of hope on Saturday when the threat of a federal government shutdown was averted at the

When people pleasing leads to burnout

When people pleasing leads to burnout

I’ve often described myself as a recovering people pleaser – that person who wants to make sure others are getting what they need right away, saying yes to anything immediately and offering unsolicited

Your brain loves it when you play

Your brain loves it when you play

Every evening, our 3 year old grandson gets us to chase him to his favorite park on his bike. I call it a chase because we are running at full

Who’s got your back?

Who’s got your back?

If you’re a college football fan, there’s no escaping news of the enormous success of Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders at the University of Colorado Boulder. Following last season’s 1-11 record Coach

Return to the office – or else

Return to the office – or else

As I dropped my husband off at the office yesterday morning, we reflected on the change that’s taking place throughout downtown Denver. More businesses are winding down the summer of

Simone Biles’ choice to pause pays off

Simone Biles’ choice to pause pays off

When Simone Biles chalked up a record 8th all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships on Sunday – after coming back to competitive gymnastics just 3 weeks ago – she

Extreme heat and its toll on mental health

Extreme heat and its toll on mental health

Everywhere you turn, the headlines grab your attention. NASA Clocks July 2023 as hottest month on record ever since 1880 Heatwave: How hot is too hot for the human body?

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How to communicate with your team about the Israel-Hamas War

How to communicate with your team about the Israel-Hamas War

The Coach’s Corner Newsletter #21 The latest in the war between Israel and Hamas is dominating the news and the impact is being felt beyond the headlines. You hear discussions

What’s the plan?

What’s the plan?

The Coach’s Corner Newsletter #20 Having a plan – or not having one – is front and center in the news this week. People are looking for a plan as

How to disagree better

How to disagree better

When Utah Governor Spencer Cox launched the “Disagree Better” initiative with the National Governors Association, he acknowledged the bitterness between Republicans and Democrats. The driving force of this concept is

We’ve seen it and it is evil

We’ve seen it and it is evil

Each hour that passes, we are hearing more details of the atrocities committed by Hamas fighters who surprised Israelis in their homes, at a festival, at a bus stop and

The cost of losing trust

The cost of losing trust

What a week in US politics. You may have heard of a deadline-meeting hint of hope on Saturday when the threat of a federal government shutdown was averted at the

When people pleasing leads to burnout

When people pleasing leads to burnout

I’ve often described myself as a recovering people pleaser – that person who wants to make sure others are getting what they need right away, saying yes to anything immediately and offering unsolicited

Your brain loves it when you play

Your brain loves it when you play

Every evening, our 3 year old grandson gets us to chase him to his favorite park on his bike. I call it a chase because we are running at full

Who’s got your back?

Who’s got your back?

If you’re a college football fan, there’s no escaping news of the enormous success of Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders at the University of Colorado Boulder. Following last season’s 1-11 record Coach

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Born in India to an Armenian father and Danish mother, Lois is the author of Hybrid:  The Transformation of a Cross-Cultural People Pleaser, which explores the challenges of growing up as a third culture kid and the identity issues that haunted her until she stopped living for others and started charting her own course.