Turn Setbacks into Setups
First Day on the Job: 4 Tips for Leaders When Addressing a New Team
January 12, 2019
Maybe it’s your first time in a leadership role of any kind, or maybe you’re old-hat but still new to this role and this company. Either way, setting a positive (but assertive) first impression on your new team is essential. This first impression establishes dominance, acceptance, trust, and respect that you’ll continue building during your tenure at the company.read more
What Really Gets Me Noticed?
January 9, 2019
We’ve come a long way from the years when just doing your job earned you an automatic promotion. But it’s not always clear what you actually have to do to get noticed at work these days. Here are the two most important areas you’ll want to focus on, plus some straightforward things you can do to make people start looking your way.read more
Comfort Zones and Life Experiences
January 7, 2019
On the experiential spectrum of our lives, we have comfort zones at one end, and life experiences on the other. Comfort zones are hard to step out of—not just because they’re comfy, but because the desire to stick to our comfort zone seems hard-wired in our biology as we age.read more
The Power of Mini-Wins, and Why You Should Celebrate Them
January 5, 2019
With bigger goals and projects, especially, it’s easy to be fixated on the end result, imagining how great that final success will feel while overlooking all the positivity around us. But it’s important for us to recognize that even small “mini-wins” can considerably boost our motivation and perspectives.read more
New Year’s Resolution And Emotional Awareness Need to Start NOW!
January 1, 2019
If you were serious about running marathon, would you start your training months in advance?
OR wake up the day of the event, put on your shoes, and casually show up to the starting line?
Challenge the Status Quo at Work Without Being Annoying
December 28, 2018
Motivational speakers will tell us we need to challenge the status quo, step out of the box, and leave our comfort zones. While this is theoretically true, doing it in highly established social environments (like at work) can be perceived by others as interfering, annoying, and undesired.read more
Reject Average Living and Stop Settling for “Okay”
December 23, 2018
Think about it: the world caters to people in the “mediocre” spectrum. Technological advances have made us more physically comfortable than ever, and it’s so easy to simply remain within the boundaries of our comfort zone.read more
How The Holidays Went Commercial—And How To Get Them Back
December 17, 2018
Holiday Appreciation: It’s ironic that holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas are supposed to be times where we stop to appreciate all we have...only for us to later go out on crazy, aggressive shopping sprees.
How to Identify And Maintain Your Personal Relationship Standards
December 11, 2018
Think fast: Who’s your ideal romantic partner? On the fly, you probably immediately come up with a vague laundry list of details: smart, attractive, kind.