How do you take care and ground yourself? More than ever, it’s critical that we take care of our bodies and mind. After all, our success depends on being able to function in a healthy, productive manner. So when your flight, fight, freeze, or fawn response is triggered, how do you respond? How do … [Read more...] about Take Care: Ground Yourself
We are seeing incredible advances in medical science in recent years: portable MRI machines, cancer treatments (radioligand therapy), sickle cell gene-editing treatment, an Alzheimer blood test, and vaccines. Is a resilience pill next? Imagine: a simple pill that can increase our resilience. No … [Read more...] about The Resilience Pill
When was the last time you experienced an overwhelming sense of awe? How did it transcend your understanding of the world? Even if you can’t answer these questions, chances are the experience lifted your spirits and increased your joy. Maybe that’s why some holiday traditions begin and continue … [Read more...] about Renew Yourself: The Power of Awe
How do you show up for your best self? Let’s face it: the past 20 months have not been easy. Remaining open, yet vigilant; positive, yet cautious; and resilient, yet flexible has been no easy task. For many, taking care of our loved ones has taken precedence over care for our self. Yet, if we don’t … [Read more...] about Show Up for Your Best Self
What is your learning style? Depending on when you attended school, you may have been tested and/or identified as a particular type of learner: the way you process and retain information. Typically, most children learn through the five senses, including seeing, hearing, touching, and doing/moving … [Read more...] about The Learning Style of Leaders
When you hear or read the word “freedom,” what is the first thing that comes to mind? In the US, the 4th of July marks the anniversary of thirteen colonies declaring independence from Britain. They gained their freedom from British rule and government. In contrast, Canada Day, celebrated on the … [Read more...] about How Do You Define Freedom?
As we move into the pandemic recovery process, how do you make way for happiness? Let me ask: do you find yourself less happy than you anticipated? An answer of “yes” to the latter question is not uncommon. What we think will make us happy is often off-base. It might sound like: I’ll be so … [Read more...] about Make Way for Happiness
Where are you in your heroic journey? This is not a rhetorical question. Nor should it be answered flippantly. Certainly, it has taken many years (and experiences) to become who you are today. And it hasn’t been easy. However, out of our setbacks, and even failures, we have been afforded the … [Read more...] about Your Heroic Journey
How is your career mojo? Navigating a return to work after a long absence can be daunting, especially if it requires securing a new position. Typically, most people rely on networking as a common strategy. However, with so many managers and leaders furloughed or laid off, the competition can be … [Read more...] about Get Your Career Mojo On!
“In a turbulent world, success depends not just on cognitive horsepower but also on cognitive flexibility. When leaders lack the wisdom to question their convictions, followers need the courage to persuade them to change their minds.” – Organizational psychologist, Adam Grant, PhD Great leaders … [Read more...] about The Power of Cognitive Flexibility and Persuasion