Peace from the Inside Out: Building a Culture of Peace through Character, Public Service, Family and God

Faiez Hassan Seyal | Presented at “Character, Family and Public Service: Building a Culture of Peace” organized by Inter-religious and International Federation for World Peace at Lahore, Pakistan from November 24-26, 2000. No matter where you live, every morning newspapers bring several incidences showing the unrest and lack of peace in the society. Incidences of suicides,[…]

The Johari Window: A Graphic Model of Awareness in Interpersonal Relations

Faiez Hassan Seyal | September 1996 Like the unhappy centipede, many people get along fine working with others. Without thinking about which foot to put forward. But when there are difficulties, when the usual methods do not work, when we want to learn more-there is no alternative but to examine our own behavior in relation[…]

Assertiveness – I Win, You Win

Faiez Hassan Seyal | December, 1996 A friend asks to borrow your new, expensive camera…. Someone cuts in front of you in a line…..A sales person is annoyingly persistent………Someone criticises you angrily in front of you colleagues……… For many people these examples represent anxious, stressful situations to which there is no satisfying response. One basic[…]