One of the roots of racism

One of the roots of racism

You might think that by now enough time has passed and humanity has evolved enough that people wouldn’t dismiss or dislike other people out of hand. But one of the roots of racism keeps it alive and active, as you see every day in political campaigns, on the...
Bringing your Adult to the table

Bringing your Adult to the table

So far this week we’ve talked about the ups and downs of your Parent and Child – your taught and felt versions of life. Today is all about the arbiter, the moderator – your Adult ego state. In a business setting the Adult is in charge, asking...
Do you act like a parent at work?

Do you act like a parent at work?

We love our parents. Many of us are parents ourselves. But do you act like a parent at work? The Parent is one of three ego states that you operate from during your transactions with other people, and in your inner dialogue with yourself.  The other two ego states are...