The Pervasive Issue of Difficult Personalities

“In order for there to be hope, we must educate and become proactive in resolving this heartbreaking issue.” – Jocelyne Durand  The problem of dealing with difficult and abrasive personalities is pervasive and growing. In order for there to be hope, we must educate and inform and become more proactive in resolving this heartbreaking issue.…

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Leurrée jusqu’à devenir prisonnière d’une relation abusive

Plus tôt dans ma vie, j’avais été séduite sans le savoir, devenue prisonnière d’une relation abusive ou j’avais perdu ma liberté physique, financière et émotionnelle. Et oui, j’étais revenue vers cet homme, comme plusieurs femmes le font, sous l’emprise d’une attraction fatale.   Une fois ma liberté et mon pouvoir retrouvés, je me suis promis de…

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Coming Out of the Victim Consciousness

Acting as if… My client Catherine was going through heartache. She had recently broken up with her boyfriend, and he was about to fly off to an island in the sun. She had only a few paltry savings, a car that was about to conk out and a meagre income, which meant she could not…

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What Defines an Abrasive Leader?

The expression “abrasive leader” is very important in the workplace. Often some of the most gifted individuals are extremely difficult to work with but because of their talent, companies want to keep them, if at all possible. The term abrasive leader “refers to any individual charged with authority, formal or informal, whose interpersonal style causes…

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