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
At some stage in almost all relationships, there will be either explicit or covert conflict. How the we deal with this conflict has enormous importance for the future of the relationship and its ability to grow. Below are propositions about conflict that relate equally to intimate relationships and families. [Read more…] about Dealing with Conflict