Organizational culture (OC) is hard to pin down but can be described as the pervasive, enduring, shared values, beliefs, norms and assumptions of the organization and its members. [Read more…] about Organizational Culture
Our functioning fluctuates day-by-day and even hour-by-hour; it is reflected in a sense of wellbeing and the ability to be productive and effective. How well we function reflects the balance between our satisfactions and our frustrations.
Think of satisfactions as all those things, both inner and outer, that nourish our sense of self. Frustrations are all the blockages that obstruct our sense of movement, progress and expansion. [Read more…] about Balancing Satisfaction and Frustration
What are boundaries?
- Everything we can name has some sort of boundary to distinguish it from every other thing
- Boundaries make the world and our experience knowable and communicable
- We cannot differentiate something that does not have some sort of edge or contrast with its surroundings—whether through our senses, our ideas or our feelings.
Four types of boundary: physical, psychological, social and fuzzy: [Read more…] about Boundaries
Procrastination is not only the ‘thief of time’ but also the life stealer. Putting things off creates an inner tension that stops a person from enjoying the present and creates a future full of ignored and undone tasks.
The cause of procrastination is avoidance of pain and fear. We avoid the pain of facing those feelings and actions we have avoided in the past; we fear that completing a task in the future will make things worse. [Read more…] about Procrastination
As we approach our own dreams, even with all the book learning in the world, we are often mystified. Dreams are somewhat opaque; they do not give up their meaning easily. Possibly our conscious mind is not ready to remember the dream, or maybe it discounts the dream as meaningless. Even when we can hold onto the images and story, it often resists our attempts at understanding. [Read more…] about Dreams and the Dreamer