Which Way is Life
Which Way is Life? is designed to help busy, overworked, stressed out people find their way to a more balanced, healthier, inspired life. Two times a week host Bill Klaproth will interview trendsetting doctors, fitness professionals, life coaches, meditation experts and more in a quest for transformational discovery and positive change.

Ep13 - Get Along at Thanksgiving: Genella Macintyre

From the Show: Which Way is Life
Summary: How to get along at Thanksgiving and navigate the holidays, five steps to reduce stress, and the one thing that can make your life better today with author and international trainer, Genella Macintyre.
Air Date: 11/24/16
Duration: 26:09
Host: Bill Klaproth
Guest Bio: Genella Macintyre
Genella MacintyreGenella Macintyre is an author and international trainer and consultant with a focus on improving the quality of personal and professional living. With experience in human resources management, executive leadership, personal and executive coaching, individual and family counseling, and program development and evaluation, she helps organizations large and small develop productive, profitable and psychologically safe workplaces.

President of Partners in Discovery Ltd., Genella holds a Bachelor of Arts Specialist degree from Brandon University and a Master of Arts in applied psychology from the University of Saskatchewan. She is a qualified trainer in Myers-Briggs and the Life Styles Inventory and also has certificates in coaching and mediation skills, the Enneagram, Relationship Awareness (Strength Deployment Inventory), and the EQ2.0 (Emotional Intelligence Quotient). Her published works include Five Steps to Reducing Stress: Recognizing What Works, a children’s book called Tucker Times: The Chase, and a coloring and activity book called Tucker Times Seasons of Play.

In addition to her extensive experience with the training division of the Manitoba government, Genella has delivered a variety of organizational development workshops to government departments, Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit family service agencies and more. Delivered in a fun, interactive and relaxed environment, Genella’s workshops are focused on finding practical solutions for personal and professional challenges. Topics include dealing with difficult clients and customers, working with colleagues, managing conflict through conversations, and leading remote teams. Genella also instructs at local universities and colleges.

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

  • Navigating political discussions.
  • Navigating the holiday work party.
  • How to pre-plan for potential negative unwanted discussions.
  • How to handle holiday blues.
  • How to redirect an emotionally charged discussion.

High Five Highlights:

  • Quick stress reliever: Smile.
  • Advice she would give her younger self: Use your strength and walk your part.
  • Book she would share:  Autobiography of a Yogi
  • Her favorite quote: Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
  • The most important thing she’s learned in his life: To help others.

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