3 results for tag: John Gottman


The Four Horsemen that Hijack Harmonious Conversations

"Hey babe, will you be home for dinner?" Her actual thought, "are you going to come home late from work again, or are the kids am I going to be able to see you?" "I don't know, I have a lot going on at work right now," he responds in a clipped tone of ...
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Beware the Brutally Honest Workplace

An old fad is making a comeback: the "brutally honest workplace." From my vantage point, interacting with your colleagues using "radical candor" or "radical transparency" is a subtle—and sometimes not so subtle—form of verbal assault that seems to be ...
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The Power of Positive Interactions

John Gottman's pioneering research found that marriages are much more likely to succeed when the couple experiences a five to one ratio of positive to negative interactions whereas when the ratio approaches one to one, marriages are more likely to end in ...
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