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Recently while I was training we tried out a structural constellation on the theme of attaining goals. SySt© structural constellations are an unconventional way to work through issues and questions. Specific…

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A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Yesterday in a mediation: “I really do not intend to hurt you.” Followed by a written list of things the other person should change. You can imagine how the other…

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A team leader asked me a while ago if he could “force” his team members to attend a team development event. I do not see “force” as the right word here, but I do think that he can expect them to attend. In his…

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Once again we just mediated with a large team. More than twenty people came together to come to an understanding about different perspectives and ways of working. Or perhaps not an understanding? Did they just…

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I had another of those archetypical encounters over a service counter the other day. It was at the post office, where I have my bank account. I asked the lady who sold me stamps for some information about…

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My boss has it in for me. He is always criticizing me in front of others. For no particular reason. I have been moved to different departments and cannot change anything. I am given more work than others. I am…

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I am not enjoying my job - or - I would prefer to be the manager of a circus. A question often people who come for coaching often ask is whether they are working in the right job. Should they look for a…

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