Stress has been a part of everyday life since the dawn of humankind. Successful people know how to use stress to their advantage instead of letting stress use them. They cultivate a sense of balance by taking a big-picture view of stress. They learn to focus and take action on the internal changes needed to … Continue reading Never Let Stress Get in the Way of Your Success
Good luck is defined as success brought about by chance rather than through one’s own actions. According to a recent Scientific American article, research suggests that our success may be influenced more by luck and opportunity than we believed in the past. Their findings suggest that where you were born, the name you were given and … Continue reading Unlucky? 5 Qualities That Will Change Your Luck
Busy. Who isn’t? But is your busy getting the job done well? Or are you just checking off items on a to-do list? Done, but maybe not so well. Or at best, average. Busy is a state of mind that can mean “I’m so overwhelmed so I’ll tackle as much as I can without much … Continue reading How to turn busy into brilliant
How do you want your life to be different in 2018? Would you like to ignite the enthusiasm and drive needed to make this year YOUR year to experience work and life on a whole new level? As I reflect back on 2017, I am amazed at the desire and determination of the clients … Continue reading Joyful Confidence for 2018
The Chief Technology Officer of a medical devices company recently shared with me the two qualities she looks for in a potential new hire. Curiosity and eagerness. Her belief is that hard skills can be learned and refined along the way. However, natural inquisitiveness and enthusiasm were harder to acquire. I agree wholeheartedly. I also believe … Continue reading Curiousity and Eagerness
Not really. However, we can manage ourselves. In our work and life, it’s likely that we feel overwhelmed by the situations, relationships and deadlines we are facing. What do we do? We blame it on a shortage of time! We say there isn’t enough time in the day to get everything done. Most people who … Continue reading Can We Really Manage Time?
Have you ever tried to make a big change that you really want, but can’t seem to sustain the smaller changes in choice and action needed? Sounds frustrating. How does a bird learn to fly? How do we learn to fly? To take off in flight towards our goals? To say it more practically, how … Continue reading Learning to Fly is the Hardest Thing.
What makes an individual stand out in the workplace regardless of their level in the hierarchy? What gives an entrepreneur the tenacity to keep going despite setbacks? How does a person move forward confidently in their career despite a lack of experience? Clearly defined personal values. Does that surprise you? Values are the principles … Continue reading The Power of Intentional Values.
Values are our roadmap. They define what we believe is important for our work and our lives. They determine our priorities from an endless to-do list. Values are individual, inner guidelines for our decisions and actions. We all have values, whether we acknowledge them or not. Life is much smoother when we make an effort … Continue reading Why Values Matter.
Have you ever found yourself stretched in multiple directions with the best of intentions to be high performing, to make a meaningful difference and to feel good in the process? In reality, however, you find that your work suffers, you fail to make the impact and your energy level hovers close to zero. Welcome to … Continue reading More performance. Less pressure.