What can we do to enhance our ability to find creative solutions to complex problems? In an earlier Believe Show, we talked to Nil Demircubuk about using intuition. We invited her back to hear more. This is the world premiere description of her Menemen technique, a way to use intuition and intellect together intentionally. Nil Demircubuk is a coach and writer who teaches people how to use intuition effectively.

To watch the entire discussion, including an example of the Menemen approach in action, click here or play the embedded video below.

Senia: What do you believe to be true…


Is it possible to learn how to connect intentionally with intuition? We invited Nil Demircubuk to help us explore ways that people can heighten intuition. Nil studied engineering, obtained a PhD in economics, taught economics, ran the data group in a financial technology firm as a senior director, and led human rights awareness programs in non-profit organizations.

To view the entire conversation, click here or watch the embedded video below.

Senia: What do you believe that others might not believe?

Nil: Intuition is trainable. People can learn to access, recognize, and use it on demand.

Senia: What is intuition…


How can parents manage their relationships with their kids in ways that reduce conflict and help children learn to be responsible? What works better than bribing or threatening? To address these questions, Senia invited Melissa Benaroya, a licensed therapist in Seattle. In addition to coaching parents, Melissa writes and speaks about tools parents can use to raise healthy children and find more joy in family life. Right now, she is offering a free 7-day Keep Calm course on the site that hosts her blog and other tools.

For the complete conversation, click here or watch the video embedded below.

Senia


How do we prepare resumes that work with today’s new resume reviewing expectations? How can our resumes increase our chances of getting interviews? How do we create resumes that accurately represent who we are and why we’re qualified for particular jobs?

Doug Turner is here on the Believe Show with the NEW way to write your resume in these times. Doug is an executive coach who specializes in outplacement, career counseling, and positive psychology. He came to coaching from a career in corporate training, human resources, and talent management. Doug is available for resume coaching.

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How do we cope when we find ourselves suddenly responsible for taking care of a loved one facing a major health challenge? We know that caregiving can be a source of great stress. Can it also be a source of meaning and well-being? Here to help us think about these questions is Karen Warner, an executive coach and author of the newly released book, The Sudden Caregiver.

To watch the entire conversation, click here or play the embedded video below.

Senia: What do you believe that others in your field may not believe?

Karen: Most people would say that…


How can we be more intentional about bringing more empathy to the workplace? Abigail Charpentier is here on the Believe Show to help us answer that question. She is the Vice President for People and Culture in the Americas at the Four Seasons. In this program, we have two hosts: Senia and Ilene Schaffer.

To watch the entire conversation, click here or play the video embedded below.

The empathy muscle is a hard one to build. I’m confident that a workplace and a team benefits from building it. At this point, the entire world does.

Senia: What is something…


We all have difficult conversations. It’s part of life. It’s going to keep happening. How do we have them in ways that move us forward together in positive, collaborative ways?

Today I’m going to talk about three tools that we can use to become more collaborative in even difficult conversations.

To watch the entire broadcast, click here or play the embedded video below.

The Three Tools in Brief

Let me just list them for you before we go into each one.

  • Implemental Mindset
  • Shared Values
  • Inviting No

Tool Number One: Implemental Mindset

Peter Gollwitzer’s research suggests that our brains…


What can we do today to make life better for ourselves and the people around us? Perhaps that involves living more fully in community. That is the point of view that emerged in a discussion with Lisa Sansom about her beliefs. Lisa is a speaker, coach, and trainer who is constantly spreading useful ideas from positive psychology research. She loves practical tools that help people try something new. As she puts it, “Immediate implementation is so much fun.”

To watch the entire conversation, click here or watch the embedded video below.

Senia: What do you believe that others might not…


How can we successfully negotiate when we have big differences and especially when we don’t like conflict?

We invited John Sean Doyle, author of Mud and Dreams, to help us explore this topic. Sean has been a lawyer for nearly 30 years. For the majority of his legal career, he worked on negotiating agreements.

To watch the complete interview, click here or play the embedded video below.

Senia: What is it that you believe that others in your field may not believe?

Sean: People don’t generally believe that most conflicts can be resolved. I believe that even where it…


People need feedback to get better at what they do, but they often find it hard to absorb. How can managers give feedback in ways that people can accept and act upon? To explore this question, we talked to Kelly Beischel, an executive coach with a nursing doctorate who has lots of experience helping new nurses prepare for major exams.

To watch the entire conversation, click here or watch the embedded video below.

Senia: What do you believe about feedback that others in the coaching or nursing fields might not believe?

Kelly: I would hope that everyone would agree…

Senia Maymin

Senia Maymin is the CEO of Silicon Valley Change Executive coaching and the co-author of Profit from the Positive.

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