My husband, Herb Kaufman and I developed a highly respected personal growth center and taught powerful relationship skills to thousands. A light bulb went on working with a corporate leadership team. It became clear that the behavior we learned in our original organization, the family is what we bring to our present organization at work: bosses can be like parents, co-workers like siblings, salaries like allowances, and even time outs like performance improvement plans. We realized that when stress hits the hot button at work it activates ingrained, outdated behaviors from childhood creating workplace drama that undermines productivity. Our pioneering work is now international and helps individuals and teams create and collaborate faster and smarter.