“I have to report that our work on my sexuality has changed how I am doing business. This afternoon, I was in a meeting with my partner and our CTO who was anxious and negative, which stopped him from using his creativity to solve some big technical problems. In your training, our work on staying present and open without defensiveness paid off.
I was able to graciously tell him how I wanted to improve our process and what I wanted from him. As he become defensive I was able to notice his body posture and voice without anxiety myself! I was able to stay with him, notice what was going on without internalizing the stress. The beauty of staying present without anxiety is that it allowed for a new level of creativity on my part!
My partner later commented that my intervention felt very CEOish.”