Tag: leadership

Karpman Drama Triangle or Victim Triangle

Avoiding Drama Triangles: Heroes, Victims, & Perpetrators

Are you sometimes overwhelmed by the seemingly ongoing battles between different groups in the world, and perhaps between individuals in ...
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When the Hero Creates the Hell

Whenever someone offers themselves as a savior, protector, hero, or heroine, I ask myself: Who created the hell, the danger, or ...
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Loosen Your Labels, & Enjoy Broader Thinking & Relating

Does the current political climate create knots in your stomach? Do you feel like you're walking on eggshells with family, friends, or colleagues? Here ...
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Sex in a Sustainable World Part 10: Politics of Sex Education & Sexuality Policy

We tend to be very uncomfortable addressing topics that involve both kids and sexuality. This includes interactions among children, as well as ...
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Sex in a Sustainable World Part 6: Sex, Ethical Stereotyping, & Leadership Control

I had originally planned this post for a few weeks later in the series. Given recent media accusations that presidential ...
woman balancing

Work-Life Balance & Public Leadership: A Double Standard?

There was a significant amount of media coverage late last week over Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell's comments regarding Janet Napolitano ...
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Self-Empowerment Tips for Public Leaders, Activists & Candidates During Turbulent Times

Are you a political activist, volunteer, leader, candidate, or concerned citizen? Do you hope that your vote and other efforts will ...
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Avoiding “Holier than Thou” Part II: Conflict Among Idealists

This is an excerpt from Naked Idealism, from the chapter entitled “Relating to Others Despite Differences.” I originally intended to post ...