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Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic Doctor

Ashland, Oregon
Speaker, Coach, Author of 'Insider's Guide To The Art of Persuasion,' coauthor of the international bestseller, 'Dealing With People You Can't Stand: How To Bring Out The Best in People At Their Worst,' and 'Life By Design: Making Wise Choices In A Mixed Up World'  Audiobook just released,... Full Bio
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Dr. K’s Laws of Attraction for Intimate Relationships by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body While my blog deals primarily with matters of communication and making a positive difference in the workplace, I can’t always separate my personal from my professional l ... Read on »
How Is Projection A Stumbling Block to Clicking With People? by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Have you ever heard someone describe another person as ‘judgmental’ or ‘negative’ or ‘selfish’ and thought, ‘Hey, if the shoe fits…’?  Then you’ve witnessed the phen ... Read on »
New! Audiobook ‘Dealing With People You Can’t Stand’ now available! by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Written and read by Dr. Rick Kirschner and Dr. Rick Brinkman. Available on CD or as a digital download. With their 1994 international bestseller, Drs. Rick Kir ... Read on »
Bad Temper or Bad Relationship? When it comes to clicking, the devil is in the details by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Recently, I was asked to respond to someone who has a bad tempered boyfriend.  Here’s what she wrote to me: “I’ve been dating him for a few years. I used John Gray’ ... Read on »
What’s More Important for Clicking? Understanding or Feeling Understood? by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body We’re picking up on the tail end of a conversation I had with my wife on a recent walk, continued from last week’s post.  Here’s the rest of the story. I said, “So i ... Read on »
What Gets In The Way Of People Clicking With Each Other by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I’m a big fan of sounding boards, mastermind groups and life by design partnerships.  (Read all about the latter in my ebook, ‘Life By Design.’   I’m fortunate in that m ... Read on »
The True Click – A Super Story Start to an Exciting New Year by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body It’s a new year, and a new name for the blog. We’re calling it, ‘How To Click With People,’ the same name as my new book, due in June 2011, from Hyperion Books.  The int ... Read on »
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Our office is buzzing with activity as we get ready to close for the remainder of the holidays.   I do have a few things to share with you, the first of which is this.  T ... Read on »
IMS launches a more holistic way to learn leadership skills by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body For over 35 years the Institute for Management Studies has been a small, but influential organization in the field of leadership development. In fact many well-known aut ... Read on »
Conclusion for Facile Facilitators by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body We’ve been exploring a few easy pieces for facile facilitation.  And now that you know about all the pieces, it’s time to bring it home.  Because in facilitation, ... Read on »
Easy Pieces for Facile Facilitators, #5 and #6 by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body We’re exploring easy pieces for facile facilitators, and in today’s post, we’ll cover #5 and #6. 5.  Keep It Cool If conflict arises between participants, your ... Read on »
Easy Pieces for Facile Facilitators, #3 and #4 by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body We’re exploring easy pieces for facile facilitators.  Today’s post covers # 3 and #4. 3.  Focus On Results You can stay on track by doing a few things really w ... Read on »
Easy Pieces for Facile Facilitators, #1 and #2 by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body We’re exploring guidelines for effective facilitation, and the first guideline is deceptively simple. 1.  Be Prepared Don’t wait for the event to get ready.  ... Read on »
How To Be A Facile Facilitator – Introduction by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I’ve been involved in many change processes over the years, from corporate mergers to transitioning governing bodies, to board members and association members grappling ... Read on »
Earbuds Review for Frequent Travelers – Zagg, Klipsch and Etymotic by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body When it comes to portable music and travel, I’m a big earbuds fan.  Earbuds are lightweight (easy to carry and put away) and create some sound (and other) isolation when ... Read on »
Skeptical about Change? Vote Anyway! by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body This is not a political blog.  But it is campaign season,  the election happens this week, and politics allows us to observe the use and effectiveness of communication a ... Read on »
Turning Contact Into Connection by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body As I sit here in my office, writing/typing and talking to a microphone at my desk, it occurs to me that the reason I put so much time into my blog is that it’s a pla ... Read on »
Numb and Number – Complacency In America – PLEASE VOTE! by Dr. Rick K. Naturopathic DoctorFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body The election will be upon us soon.  You can tell.  The airwaves are filled with noise, accusation, and hyperbole, picking at the edges of our social compact while trying ... Read on »