#143 Identifying Ultimate Family Values

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 2 min read

Core values Howard Lake via Compfight

What is it you want most out of life? How do you want to go about achieving what you want most?

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#142 Creating a Positive Family Culture

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 2 min read

We had all the kinfolk over fer Thanksgivins. anyjazz65 via Compfight

The 360 degree feedback exercise we have attempted to create a backlog of good feeling. Better yet, nobody choked on the positive comments for EVERY family member!

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#141 Feedback for Dad: A Corner of the Sky

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 2 min read

El Porto, California Pedro Szekely via Compfight

I am getting a little dizzy here. Everyone has given everyone feedback except for Dad.

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#141 To Thine Own Self Be True

By Ellen Toronto, Ph.D. • 2 min read

Polonius Advises Bryan Costin via Compfight

Polonius says this wonderful quote to his son Laertes as he takes his leave from his father:
This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
Hamlet Act 1, scene 3, 78–82

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#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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