#140 Know Thyself

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 2 min read

Educational Postcard:  "Know Thy Impact" Ken Whytock via Compfight

Socrates (469-399 BC) said “Know Thyself.” In his mind, one could not know anything without knowing one’s self.

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#139 The Unexamined Life

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 2 min read

Eye Exam Dr. Wendy Longo via Compfight

Another benefit of the 360 degree feedback is that is requires each person to give feedback to himself or herself.

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#138 Kids’ Feedback for MOM

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 2 min read

Little Girl with a Balloon on a Skateboard Dan Allison via Compfight

Last week we started with Mom. Dad told her how great she looked and we had to stop and re-program her so that she didn’t turn the comment into something negative.

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#137 Giving and Receiving Positive Feedback

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 1 min read

One Hundred Positive Feedback Leo Reynolds via Compfight

Okay. We will start with the 360 degree Feedback exercise.

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#136 360-Degree Feedback

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 2 min read

360 degrees (cc) Martin Fisch via Compfight

As promised we are going to use principles of organizational behavior to organize the family!

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#135 Your Family: Catch a Vision

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 2 min read

Motley Crew designkitchen via Compfight

Okay! So we didn’t find Mary Poppins.

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#134 Mary Poppins We’re Not

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 2 min read

Mary Poppins Madame LaZonga via Compfight
Wouldn’t it be great if we all had a Mary Poppins-type person who lived with us?

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#133 Getting Organized

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 2 min read

messyroomWhen last we met I was in the throes of family chaos—Christmas at Ground Zero.

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#131 The Christmas Mystery

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 1 min read

It was not until Aaron, the oldest and wisest of the brothers, spoke that any of us understood. “I think Mom is really mad,” he said with a swallow.

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#130 Christmas at Ground Zero

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 1 min read

In honor of the season I wanted to go back to a story that has become the stuff of legend in our family.

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