Deborah Bakti

Managing a family’s emotional journey

By Deborah Bakti / June 7, 2021 /

          To access the entire magazine, click below OLTCA Magazine article

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How Hot is your Jalapeño?

By Deborah Bakti / May 19, 2021 /

During one of my Now What? Workshops, a participant shared this story. They had given a copy of Now What? to a new residents’ daughter and son on admission. About a week later, the daughter called the Administrator and said “I just finished reading the book. I realize that I’m a Jalapeno. So if and…

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OLTCA Article

By Deborah Bakti / January 27, 2021 /

I’m so thrilled to have another article published this month’s OLTCA magazine! To access the magazine in it’s entirety, click here: https://www.oltca.com/OLTCA/Documents/LTCTodayFall-Winter2020.pdf  

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Elizabeth-Leigh Bradley: Reset your Energy through Self Care

By Deborah Bakti / September 28, 2020 /

In this episode, Elizabeth-Leigh and I talk about a topic that’s especially relevant today, as we all grapple through this pandemic, and the emotional turmoil this has created. Hear more about: Taking the edge off for leaders and caregivers who are used to being ‘the voice of calm’ How self care includes building…

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Breakthrough your BS with Likky Lavji

Likky Lavji: Breakthrough your BS

By Deborah Bakti / September 21, 2020 /

In this episode, Likky shares how understanding and embracing your BS – your Blind Spots can make you a stronger leader, a better partner and help you achieve much more success in your personal and professional lives. In this episode, you’ll learn more about: How limiting beliefs can be major barriers How to…

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Cultivating Presence with Elaine Sano

Elaine Sano: Cultivating Presence

By Deborah Bakti / September 14, 2020 /

In this episode, Elaine and I talk about three key leadership challenges: decision making, building trust and being innovative, especially as we continue in uncharted territory with COVID-19. In this episode you’ll learn more about: Using brainpower to build resilience Learning about your brain’s two binary systems, and how to get them to…

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Samantha Fowlds: Create your Calm through Uncertainty

Samantha Fowlds: Create your Calm through Uncertainty

By Deborah Bakti / September 8, 2020 /

In this episode, Samantha and I talk about ways to help ease our anxiety during uncertainty, as well as the power of relational energy. In this episode you’ll learn more about: Simple mindfulness practices that won’t take you to a mountain top How to create relational energy that build high quality connections The…

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Laura Vaughn: The Gift of Stuck

Laura Vaughan: The Gift of Stuck

By Deborah Bakti / August 31, 2020 /

In this episode, Laura shares an interesting way to look at how we tend to feel stuck, as well as some practical ways to approach each level so that you can find the gift, then get unstuck and move forward. In this episode, you’ll learn more about: The 4 levels of feeling stuck…

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Nancy Watt: Improve your Relationships through Improv

Nancy Watt: Improve your Relationships through Improv

By Deborah Bakti / August 24, 2020 /

In this episode Nancy and I talk about cultivating an improv mindset and approach and how that can actually strengthen your relationships. We can only control how we choose to show up, and yet with the intention to connect, we can definitely influence how other people respond (versus react) to us. In our…

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Jim Damron: Transforming Burnout

Jim Damron: Transforming Burnout

By Deborah Bakti / August 17, 2020 /

In this episode Jim and I talk about burnout – how to identify it and how to prevent it, along with: · The definition and three main characteristics of burnout · The connection between burnout and compassion fatigue · How building your compassion capacity can help prevent burnout · What we can learn…

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