Video: Holiday Talks — Round Two

Last month we talked about how to handle some difficult situations that may arise around the holidays. Not surprisingly, we barely scratched the surface of all the possible ways family gatherings can go awry. Here are three more topics we might consider in order to keep the holidays as joyful as they might possibly be. Watch the Video

Esther C. Bleuel
MF, MFT, MDR
President and Founder
Esther is dedicated to empowering leaders and teams to improve the quality of their work and interpersonal relationships through the mastery of conversational skills. Contact Esther today for assistance with your tough conversations.

Video: Esther Recommends: Step Up

Step Up

Making recommendations to e-Talk readers gives me great pleasure. I enjoy sharing books, TED talks, TV shows and movies I think you might enjoy and find interesting and relevant. In this issue, I am recommending a song, “Step Up,” written and sung by my friend, Joe Sikkora.

Some years ago, Joe and his wife learned that both of their two young sons had a neurological disease that is fatal. [Read more…]

Esther C. Bleuel
MF, MFT, MDR
President and Founder
Esther is dedicated to empowering leaders and teams to improve the quality of their work and interpersonal relationships through the mastery of conversational skills. Contact Esther today for assistance with your tough conversations.

Video: Tough Talks — The Video!

With the holidays coming, now is a good time to think about how to handle some difficult situations that may arise. In these short videos, Esther talks about some common problems that pop up with friends and family. Next month, we’ll tackle additional issues that may arise. Watch the Video

Esther C. Bleuel
MF, MFT, MDR
President and Founder
Esther is dedicated to empowering leaders and teams to improve the quality of their work and interpersonal relationships through the mastery of conversational skills. Contact Esther today for assistance with your tough conversations.

Video: Oprah and Iyanla Talk About Tough Talks

“You cannot go through life without one,” said Oprah, on a recent Lifeclass with guest Iyanla Vanzant. The meaning of “one” in this case, was a hard conversation.

Before introducing the family who were the guests to be “helped,” Iyanla and Oprah discussed the issue that caused a years-long rift between them, as well as the hard conversation that renewed their friendship. Their willingness and ability to [Read more…]

Esther C. Bleuel
MF, MFT, MDR
President and Founder
Esther is dedicated to empowering leaders and teams to improve the quality of their work and interpersonal relationships through the mastery of conversational skills. Contact Esther today for assistance with your tough conversations.