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3 Tips For Talking About Diversity

Last Thursday I attended a wonderfully engaging talk at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) on “Big Ideas at CIIS...

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7 Reasons Why Your Impact May Be Different Than You Intended

One of the most valuable things I learned in my training as a coach and psychotherapist was the distinction between intent...

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Microaggressions: A Primer

This article is for those interested in learning more about microaggressions for the workplace, school, and life. History of the...

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How our Identities Create Conflict

“A man has as many social selves as there are individuals who recognize him.” — William James, The Principles of...

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Part 3: 5 Steps to Navigating Our Unconscious Bias

This is part 3 of a three-part segment on unconscious bias and its impact. Read Part 1 and Part 2...

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Part 2: How Unconscious Bias Manifests

After reading the previous article, you may be thinking, if we have these unconscious biases we’re probably saying and doing...

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Part 1: Diversity and Unconscious Bias

As an Integral Coach and psychotherapist, I constantly see tensions around diversity in my client’s lives. Differences between gender, religion,...

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Essential Tools for Navigating Difficult Relationships

Learning how to be with each other and with ourselves was not part of my childhood education. Maybe things are...

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5 Powerful Communication Skills

Imagine you are managing someone and you need to give difficult feedback. You’re cringing at the idea of them taking what...