Posts Tagged: People

Identifying and Dealing with a Weed (Toxic Person) in Your Garden?

Dealing with Toxic People (in my People Gardening terms I really like “Weeds” better), is not always easy. Of course we go through those same thoughts I asked originally, pull them, ignore them, eradicate them, but you know, what I’ve realized, is that it doesn’t make us any better to pretend them away in any… Read more »

Elmer – A Natural Leader

Elmer can fix anything, can give directions to get to anywhere, and will rush into a crisis with a plan and mobilizing others to join him to reset the balance of the situation. His greatest strength, however is leading people: without the benefit of a mantle of title, or formal authority, he has an eager… Read more »

Lead With Love

There are times when you dislike a person on sight and this was one of those times. Thin, tall, beautiful, irritable. Scowled when I asked for a bit more room on the bench, to accommodate family and coats. “What a bitch,” I thought. In quotes because so loudly it seemed out loud. We shuffled and… Read more »

Management Lessons From Challah & Wine

The traditional Shabbos meal begins with wine and challah. Although they taste good, I never really understood why we bothered. * On the traditional deep purple wine, or grape juice often used in its stead. When you combine them with the also-traditional white tablecloth, get ready for someone to spill – and stains that never… Read more »