Four weeks after celebrating the arrival of 2018, the novelty of another year seems to have worn away. Conversations about resolutions have dissipated, annual business strategies have rolled out and gym membership deals have expired. Yet, those of us who are committed … [Read more...] about Want to change your behavior? Ignore it and do this instead.
The iMessage popped onto my screen on a Thursday morning. “I got laid off. I’m at AT&T getting a new phone.” “Are you kidding?” I asked, desperate for an alternative truth. “No.” This was not our first rodeo, so I knew the initial steps: … [Read more...] about Four Things I Learned (or Remembered) from My Husband’s Unemployment
Like most states of well-being, happiness is underrated. While we know that reducing stress can prolong our lives, wanting happiness—perhaps the inverse of stress—can sound idealistic. “Sure”, we might think, “I’d love to be happy, but I’ve got work to do, people to … [Read more...] about Driving Happiness
Entering through a side door near the parking lot, we found ourselves in the hall with a smattering of confident instructors and tentative students. I wanted to run. I wanted to turn back the clock. I wanted to be invisible. As I anxiously evaluated my realistic options, the … [Read more...] about My Two Left Leadership Feet
From New Year’s Eve resolutions to annual professional development goals, our struggles may start as early as the planning phase. How do we choose the most important thing to accomplish? And then, how do we push through the obstacles that we can already … [Read more...] about Your Self-Talk Hack for 2017