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April 1, 2013

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Dear, Jeremy: Is there a compatibility preference for each color? Like Whites interact better with Blues and Reds, etc.? Regards, Tim ========== Dear Tim. What a great question! Thanks for taking the time to ask. When we teach our workshops or deliver keynote speeches, this is one of the questions that almost comes up in every single group, and rightfully so! All life is about relationships, so this is a very important question to ask. So keep reading here and I'll break it down for you. Let’s start by taking a look at some of the personality dynamics you will find in the various relationship combinations

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March 13, 2013

A Leprechaun Tale

Once upon a time, there was a Leprechaun named Freddy. Freddy was the supervisor for the leprechaun department of shoe making. He was in a dither because they had a quota to make…2000 pair of new dancin' shoes by March 15th, two days before the St. Patrick’s Day celebration. It was the morning of March 1st. He quickly did some ciphering and concluded that in order to make the quota, his team of 4 would have to make over 30 pair of shoes each. He didn’t include himself in the calculations, because he, of course, was the boss. His talents were best used telling the others what to do. He called in his most reliable worker, Brady, and in

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March 8, 2013

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Dear Jeremy, Do you have any tips for red/white relationships? I am a white married to a red. He likes to be in charge, he is very active, likes a lot of activity a lot of socializing. He likes the house to be perfectly neat all the time. He always tells me what needs to be done, and even after everything is done, he comes up with other things that need to be done. He insists that things are done his way. To be perfectly honest I am often tired and I wish he just left me alone sometimes. I would like some time to do things that I enjoy, do yoga or even just relax. I am tired of constant cooking, entertaining and so

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March 7, 2013

How Much Does Employee Conflict Really Cost?

You see it everyday. People milling around, whispering to each other—complaining about some slight that happened—whether from another employee or from management. It seems harmless, even petty, but these incidences are actually affecting your company’s bottom line. As every manager knows, office conflict not only affects productivity, costing the company in man-hours (approximately 2.8 hours per week per employee), but according to an article published on entrepreneur.com (www.entrepreneur.com/article/207196) , “nearly 10 percent [of employees polled] reported that workplace con

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