Although Patrick Lencioni has written many books, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team is the one I use most frequently with my clients to help them determine if they have a sufficiently healthy culture to produce the kind of results laid out in their strategic plan or yearly goals.
It all depends on attitude and whether we are able to “lovingly” identify an error in our thinking and shift our focus back to love and present mindedness. My spiritual view is that each moment provides an embedded possibility for transformation.
This morning I am feeling especially grateful for my deepening sense of well being. I taught three TRE™ Workshops this week in Bend and shared a bit about my wellness journey through the past 35 years of my life.
When I decided to sell my home in California I did not have a concrete plan. I called this new phase: swan diving into God. The idea was to buy a used truck with a camper shell, check out a list of “possibilities” and let the spirit move me.
This book addresses the requirements to have a strong therapeutic presence and a lays out a roadmap to get there. The author’s way of describing the process as first grounding and then filling the container is a powerful metaphor.
Early childhood trauma can have long lasting results, healing is possible, practicing compassion for others heals us, one person can make a difference in the life of a traumatized child, everyone thrives in love and acceptance.
If we embrace our oneness our focus shifts from a desire to get “mine” to a sense of community, we can create systems that will support “the common good.”
There has been a lot of talk about white privileged and America’s torrid racist roots. I know a little something about being oblivious to one’s own racism and how hard it is to deal with.
I am extremely grateful this book was on the required reading list for TRE™ certification. It took me on a powerful journey.