Mornings with Martha: New Beginnings mornings with martha

Need a redo? A "redemption round"? Retexo co-owner Martha Walker discusses New Beginnings in business (and in the rest of our lives). What can you do this week that will make next week better?

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Untangling Personality Tests

Personality tests, and personality psychology in general, are topics fraught with disagreement and controversy. In fact, it was only after much deliberation that we decided Retexo should offer...

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The Clearing

Witness, in this image, both the beginning and the end of my conversation with this suspicious whitetail buck. As soon as his eyes locked with mine, ears pricked forward, I knew I had pushed too...

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Bats and the Impossibility of Empathy

I can still hear the soft pops of rain falling on the brim of my hat as I walked along a muddy trail through a dark forest in Costa Rica lowlands, on the long, flat tail of the slope that began in...

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What We're Reading: Projections by Karl Deisseroth

I am not the first to predict that Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD, will someday be taking an all-expenses-paid trip to Stockholm in December.

Dr. Deisseroth is a professor of psychiatry, bioengineering,...

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The Fundamental Attribution Error

Middle management is a tricky business. And by “middle,” I mean those treacherous roles where you are not the CEO and sole proprietor, yet neither are you a pure individual contributor....

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Why Would an Executive Coach Attend a Trauma Conference?

Throughout our relationship, Martha has established a consistent pattern of signing me up for things I would never do on my own. And while this often makes me uncomfortable, I am always grateful in...

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Are You Painting Tigers?

Imagine the most stereotypical cave-dwelling monk you can muster. Let’s call him Chuck. Chuck the Monk was long-haired, bony, slightly hunched from long hours of meditation. He wore long...

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Keep Your People: How to Navigate the Great Resignation

Employee expectations have fundamentally shifted during the pandemic. As a result, organizations can expect large talent shifts to occur in the next year. How can you leverage a people-centered...

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New Website Launch

Alas! It has been many, many months in the making, but our new(est) website is now LIVE! I don’t know if any of you have ever had to market yourself, but, from our perspective, it is awkward,...

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