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Can I Change?

What can we do if we want to change ourselves?  As discussed in the last post, it is possible to change.  It is not overly likely or even easy, but possible.  Most of the research on change has found that … Continue reading

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Do People Really Change?

We have all heard the statement in one context or another that “people cannot change” or “we are who we are.”  Most of us have probably made this statement at some point in our lives about a coworker, subordinate, or … Continue reading

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The Annoying Coworker

We have all worked with a coworker that everything that he or she did would get on our nerves, draw our attention away from work, or even make the workplace unbearable.  Although we might have desperately wanted to forget the … Continue reading

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What is Normal?

Most of us use the term “normal” on a regular basis.  A summer shower, rush hour traffic, or our favorite team blowing a lead at the end of the game might all be judged as “normal.”  Normal is used to … Continue reading

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The Zoo: Taming and Training Personalities

I met with a management team last week that was concerned about poor morale in their organization due the stress of the workplace.  Although the organization was doing fairly well overall, it was starting to “fray around the edges.”  When … Continue reading

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