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2017

Office Atemi: it's not all hugs and rainbows
·704 words·4 mins
Articles aikido martial arts business conflict self improvement
Since my post about Aikido at work a few months ago, I’ve received a number of questions that have the same theme. Take this one from reader Kevin: I like what you’re saying about resolving conflict, but doesn’t that [mean] you’re always reactive?
How Aikido can change the way you work
·2183 words·11 mins
Articles aikido martial arts business conflict self improvement
It’s been close to eleven years since I last wore a gi and was thrown over someone’s hip, but I still practice Aikido every day. Not in a dojo, and not on a practice mat, but in the office and in my home.

2005

Realization (No More Excuses)
·619 words·3 mins
Articles martial arts personal
Today at work a drunk crazy guy threatened to beat me up. It was unnerving as I am sure you can imagine. What was most unsettling about the whole thing was my reaction to it.