Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you shared your perspective but it wasn’t received well? Or maybe you wanted to voice your ideas but were hesitant about the possible repercussions? Or maybe you just couldn’t find the right words to express the solution you could “see” inside your head? If any of … Continue reading How to Influence Like a Leader
When you ask someone, “How’s it going?” Most people say “okay, getting by, managing alright.” It seems as though for most of us, there is so much to juggle that we hardly have time to think about developing a career and life experience that would have us shouting out an answer such as, “spectacular, outstanding, … Continue reading How to Jumpstart Change
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
Living an extraordinary life seems like something only rockstars in business, sports or entertainment get to do. But is that really true? Doesn’t extraordinary depend on how you define it and the context of how you’re living? For someone who is super successful in their career but lacks a depth of real meaning at the … Continue reading Finding Your Extraordinary.
Any crises we face can be an opportunity to lean on our strengths and shore up our weaknesses. In South Florida where I live, this past week has been wearisome, to say the least. The threat of devastation looming in the media for days before the storm, the evacuations, the empty grocery store shelves, the … Continue reading What You Can Learn In A Hurricane.
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.
Your optimum potential is that sweet spot which lies at the intersection of effectiveness, fulfillment and well-being where work and life are integrated in a state of ease and balance. It’s a distinction based on our individual capacity, values, goals and willingness. It doesn’t mean that situations are never challenging. Quite the opposite, it’s the … Continue reading What’s Your Sweet Spot?