The Will Smith and Chris Rock Controversy is about the slap heard around the world. What could have caused Will Smith, on one of the most momentous nights of his life, to “act out” in such an unacceptable manner? Dr. Linda discusses the backstory as she dissects Will’s acceptance speech and “apology.”Read More Will Smith and Chris Rock Controversy: You Call That an Apology?
In “Eyes Wide Shut – What Emotional Trauma Causes Us Not to See,” Dr. Williams tells about the morning she awakened to smoke in her home. Four firemen later, she learned why nobody saw the smoke except her. She uses this as a life-lesson that can help all emotional trauma survivors.Read More Eyes Wide Shut – What Emotional Trauma Causes Us Not to See
When Dealing with Disappointment, it’s hard to find motivation to move forward. This week, Dr. Linda encourages and motivates those who are dealing with disappointment and wondering how they can move past the pain and devastation.Read More Dealing with Disappointment – Motivation
It’s a relentless cycle that, if uninterrupted, locks you into a life of things you swore you would never do, ways you insisted you would never live, and relationships designed to keep you stuck on the wrong side of destiny. It’s not that you are bad-to-the-bone. It’s just a case of being what I call stuck-on-stupid with a bad case of the cain’t-help-its.Read More Why Good People Make Bad Decisions (How to Survive the Consequences)
Racism is the knee on the neck of social justice. People of color are being subjected to what I call “horizontal lynching,” in broad daylight and full public view. The only difference between the “strange fruit” of traditional lynching and lynching in the new millennium is that now the victims are laying in the street (or in their own beds) instead of swing from the trees.Read More IN HONOR OF DR. KING
The apple could be anything that keeps recurring in your life the reasons for which you’re clueless. It can be people, places, circumstances, or events — anything that sets off your defensive triggers and blinds you to truth, thus diverting focus from the core matter.Read More What’s with that Apple?
This is a re-post of an interview I had with Mr. Brandon Baker of Life Coach Path. Our main objective here at the National Coach Academy is to enable aspiring coaches to reach their full professional potential. One of the most effective ways to educate students about the world of coaching is by offering them […]Read More Coach Interview Series: Dr. Linda F. Williams
“Playing yourself” means you self-destruct, self-disrupt, or self-defeat. We always talk about “getting played” when someone takes advantage of us or does us wrongly. In 2020, getting played is NOT the main danger. Playing OURSELVES is the destiny-disruptive risk.Read More TWO WAYS NOT TO “PLAY YOURSELF” IN 2020
Employee engagement and employee experience are not rocket science and they are not made effective by tactics or manipulation. As hard as they try, leadership doesn’t get to determine what is or isn’t engaging to the team.
hen that misconception is mixed with a lack of quantitative analysis, it’s wasted resources-pure and simple. When quantitative evidence is not contextually analyzed using qualitative inputs, it completely misses the boat. O. C. Tanner recently released the results of new research on this subject.Read More Reality Check: Employee Engagement
The day I got into an argument with a bill collector about whether I was a man or a woman was the day I decided no longer to correct the error with callers. From that day until recently I just answered to the random “Sir” without offence or explanation. But something happened a couple of years ago that shook that foundation. I shook it off, regained my bearings, and went on with business as usual. That is, until today . . .Read More Too True to Tell: Confession of a Non-Transvestite