Hire your own "thinking partner" to help you process and deal with current issues and plans for the future. Your focus may include:
- Preparing for your next-level leadership position
- Improving communications and relationships
How should we respond to the shooting in Tucson? Do we stand up to force change or do we reach out to one another in ways that inspire connection? This choice affects our future.
Here is a life-enriching, simple technique I'm amazed I didn't discover years ago. Enjoy!
You must feel a strong emotion like anger to fully commit to changing your self-concept and behavior. You also need to know when to turn it on and off. Read more for tips on how to use your emotions for making the changes you desire.
When you find yourself obsessing about a problem, step back and ask this question to see a new possibility.
Is your goal a number or the impact you make, or both? This story will help you discover why you work so hard.
Changing your life is about emotions--what you don't want to feel anymore. Instead of being a victim of emotions you don't like, you can use them to ensure your success. Read more...
On the surface, the movie Up in the Air has a simple plot and message about the importance of relationships. Below the surface, the movie is much more profound, looking at how we define ourselves by the bonds we create. This post explores this concept and asks for your insights.
My excuse is predictable--I haven't posted much lately because I'm working to meet my book deadlines. Life is too busy, too chaotic and unpredictable to stay in touch. Sound familiar?
Yet after watching the movie, An Education, I am grateful for my crazy, full life. It wasn't too long ago women had so few options in life that marriage seemed like a good escape from a colorless future. Not that nursing
Judgment takes up real estate in your brain. Your working memory has limited capacity. When you are judging others or yourself, you are limiting your creativity. You are also decreasing your sense of humor and fun.
When you negatively judge someone, you can barely hear what they have to say.
Tip #1 Take in and release your breath slowly to clear your mind.
You might find the person who is annoying you isn’t
My friend and colleague, Marsha Petrie Sue offers up a hardcore guide for responding instead of reacting in tough times in her new book The Reactor Factor: How to Handle Difficult Work Situations Without Going Nuclear.
Anyone can prevent getting sucked into all the ugliness of the workplace and stop the negative spiral. Here are some of the topics:
Learn to manage those spoiled brats in the office.
Know how to