Real-World Example: How Inspired Action Totally Transformed This Meeting

Long before our team came together to share The Easier Way Formula™, we were intuitively walking the talk. Here’s a perfect example:

Some years ago, I was doing organizational-change consulting in Indiana with a division of a Fortune 500 company. At the time, some of the executives within this company were cruel to their employees, some were decent people, and some were just plain “bumblers.”

The Power of Curiosity at Work

I recently had the privilege of traveling for a week with the CEO of a tech company. We were meeting with a major supplier for his company, as well as a potential investor, a potential new business partner and a prospective client who could mean a lot of business for his company.

I was facilitating conversations with all of these current and potential stakeholders. My role was to create a space for open and honest dialogue, and to help with negotiations, due diligence and relationship building.

And at the core of all that was curiosity.

4 Reasons It’s Good Business to Practice Forgiveness

Step 1 in The Easier Way Formula™—being able to show up, fully present and open, in every moment—requires a variety of skills, including forgiveness. Few people know more about forgiveness in the workplace than pioneering researcher Fred Luskin, Ph.D., director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects. I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Luskin a while back, and here are four gems from our conversation about why it’s good business to practice forgiveness.