Meaning-Making to Move You Forward

Meaning-Making to Move You Forward

Check out this “pop-up conversation” in which Amber describes what “meaning” is and how meaning violations play into our lives.  She suggests several questions, as well as “The 4-Room Apartment” by Claes Janssen, as ways to assess and make meaning of where you are now.

–Amber

Amber Peterson is a partner at Perme & Peterson Associates, LLC.

Amber Peterson of Perme & Peterson Associates

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Build Anchors to Stabilize Now, and Beyond

Build Anchors to Stabilize Now, and Beyond

In this “pop-up conversation,” Amber describes how our anchors, or the vital regularities in our routines, can help stabilize us during this stressful time.  Models referenced include the Tripartite Theory of Meaning from George & Parks (2016) and Finite & Infinite Games from Human Systems Dynamics Institute.  

–Amber

Amber Peterson is a partner at Perme & Peterson Associates, LLC.

Amber Peterson of Perme & Peterson Associates

Contact Perme & Peterson Associates

Phone: 952.831.4131

e-Mail:  info@permepeterson.com

Even Distanced, We Still Have Purpose

Even Distanced, We Still Have Purpose

In this “pop-up conversation,” Amber defines purpose and explains how vital it is to all of us, especially those who have lost jobs during COVID-19 or have been living in isolation.  Amber proposes using “The Decision Map” from Human Systems Dynamics Institute to decide how to move forward NOW with your purpose.

–Amber

Amber Peterson is a partner at Perme & Peterson Associates, LLC.

Amber Peterson of Perme & Peterson Associates

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Phone: 952.831.4131

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Uncertainty – Hard to Live With, Necessary to Thrive

Uncertainty – Hard to Live With, Necessary to Thrive

In this “pop-up conversation,” Amber talks about uncertainty – what it is, why we need it, and how we can learn from it!  A comment from Brené Brown proposing that we “stitch a new garment” during the world’s struggle with COVID-19, and using the “Adaptive Action Cycle” from Human Systems Dynamics Institute, are among the suggestions Amber gives for tackling uncertainty.

–Amber

Amber Peterson is a partner at Perme & Peterson Associates, LLC.

Amber Peterson of Perme & Peterson Associates

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Phone: 952.831.4131

e-Mail:  info@permepeterson.com

Navigating Grief During COVID-19

Navigating Grief During COVID-19

In this “pop-up conversation,” Amber shares what she has learned about the grieving process, how it applies to many (if not all) of us right now, and options for processing our grief.  Featured are the Kübler-Ross grieving cycle, Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant (authors of Option B), and a wonderfully humanistic article from “Harvard Business Review.”
–Amber

Amber Peterson is a partner at Perme & Peterson Associates, LLC.

Amber Peterson of Perme & Peterson Associates

Contact Perme & Peterson Associates

Phone: 952.831.4131

e-Mail:  info@permepeterson.com

Taking a Lesson on Vulnerability

Taking a Lesson on Vulnerability

In this “pop-up conversation,” Amber discusses Brené Brown’s book Dare to Lead and her research on vulnerability.  Vulnerability is interpreted by many as “weakness;” however, it is an opportunity for unparalleled human connection and happiness.  Listen in to learn more!

–Amber

Amber Peterson is a partner at Perme & Peterson Associates, LLC.

Amber Peterson of Perme & Peterson Associates

Contact Perme & Peterson Associates

Phone: 952.831.4131

e-Mail:  info@permepeterson.com

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