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Project: Family Reunion

Cindy Jobs Organization, Uncategorized

Our family just held our annual family reunion.  It was an amazing 3-day event with up to 60 people participating in the main event on Saturday.  Participants ranged from 7-months to 86-years old.  Pulling off an event of this magnitude with such a varying age range can be …

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“I don’t know.”

Cindy Jobs Organization, Uncategorized

“I don’t know.” was one of the phrases I previously feared using the most. Now I embrace it. What did I used to think “I don’t know.” said about me? I was uninformed. I was unprepared. I wasn’t as good as someone else. I was vulnerable and weak. …

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Bucket Management

Cindy Jobs Organization, Uncategorized

“I need to change everything.” This is the answer I get most often from my clients when asked what they’d like to focus on first in our coaching or organizing partnership.   But, change takes focus and we can’t focus on everything at the same time, right? One of …

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Old Dog, New Tricks

Cindy Jobs Organization, Uncategorized

How often have we heard the phrase “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Thirty years ago neural researchers would have sworn that mental development ended in your twenties.  The prevailing theory was that “the brain simply didn’t undergo any significant change in capacity after late adolescence” …

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Are you listening?

Cindy Jobs Organization, Uncategorized

Yesterday was a day full of observation and personal enlightenment. I listened to an Oprah SuperSoul podcast with Thich Nhat Hanh, a Buddhist monk, author and Nobel Peace Prize nominee.    Although the entire podcast was extremely interesting, at 23 minutes in, the term “compassionate listening” comes up.  This …

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Salma Hayek Pinault: “I’m very hard on myself . . . “

Cindy Jobs Uncategorized

I recently listened to Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations podcast with Salma Hayek Pinault.  Although the podcast was titled “More to Say About Harvey Weinstein,” I found the podcast had next to nothing to do with Mr. Weinstein but more about kindness, not only for others but for ourselves. During …

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Family Communication

Cindy Jobs Uncategorized

(June is Effective Communication Month.  I love studying the impacts of how we communicate, so you will see multiple posts this month about effective communication, communication styles, etc. ) Communication (from Latin commūnicāre, meaning “to share”[1]) is the act of conveying intended meanings from one entity or group …

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What are you saying that you aren’t “saying?”

Cindy Jobs Uncategorized

(June is Effective Communication Month.  I love studying the impacts of how we communicate, so you will see multiple posts this month about effective communication, communication styles, etc. ) “Language is a more recent technology. Your body language, your eyes, your energy will come through to your audience …

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The Cost of Poor Communication

Cindy Jobs Uncategorized

(June is Effective Communication Month.  I love studying the impacts of how we communicate, so you will see multiple posts this month about effective communication, communication styles, etc. ) Communication is a tricky thing.  Sometimes even when we think we are perfectly clear in our communication, something gets …