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Criticism: Why giving and receiving “constructive” advice almost never goes well

Posted:   February 05, 2019 by Nani Waddoups

When was the last time you offered up “constructive criticism” to a colleague about her website, or told your housemate that they weren’t cleaning up the kitchen properly, or offered to help your partner get organized….again. How did that conversation go? Did you end up feeling closer to that person, more connected? Did it get the results you wanted? If not, read on.

The Power of Intention

Posted:   December 28, 2018 by Nani Waddoups

As the year comes to an end, it is a natural time for both reflection and looking ahead. The new year represents a fresh start, full of promise, potential and possibility. What do you want for yourself in 2019?