Were they even capable of holding space for the messiness of life? I remember growing up, my parents would often tell me how important it was to leave my personal life at the door. When I joined the workforce, I was initally grateful for that lesson, because it was often preached by the people leading the … [Read more...] about Being Human In the Workplace
Don't Make Assumptions There is a story of a lumber yard owner who was convinced by a young kid to give him a chance. The lumber yard owner was skeptical because he thought the kid looked puny and probably couldn’t do much, but he took pity on “the kid” and gave him a chance. He told the young … [Read more...] about The Third Agreement
The First Agreement is “be impeccable with your word”. Let’s first define impeccable. Merriam-Webster defines impeccable as being free from fault or blame; flawless. Why is it important to be impeccable with our words? Words are powerful. Think about it, we often say, “You … [Read more...] about The First Agreement
One of the first books about shamanism that I read was “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz. This book challenged me in so many ways. So much so that I found myself enraged at times. It was holding me to a higher standard, and forcing me to take responsibility for what had happened … [Read more...] about Introducing the Four Agreements in the Workplace
The shaman were leaders, teachers and healers from indigenous cultures of ancient societies. Every continent had varying lineages of shaman, yet they were all very much alike. Anthropologists are now stating that shamanism may have dated as far back as 75,000 years. As healers, the shaman work with energy and use … [Read more...] about Who Were the Shaman?