Just Do It!
Three Steps to Stretch Your Comfort Zone
You did not hear from me in April for a good reason: I was pushing my limits on a 16-day adventure tour in Costa Rica. I must admit this trip was the most “exciting, exhilarating, scary, and fun filled discovery-stretch my comfort zone” kind of trip.
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Carla is a participant in one of my personal leadership classes. She is extremely supportive, loves helping others and hates saying no. Continue reading “Tend to point fingers”
How to Better Manage Expectations: Yours & Others!
Do you realize that people around you are constantly “evaluating” you in relation to their expectations and not yours? Continue reading “How to better manage expectations”
3 Tips and Tricks to Reach Your 2019 Goals!
Here we are in January, a month when we make new starts and often new resolutions. Not totally unlike the way we begin September after a summer of holiday time and warm weather, the time of getting back to serious work or starting a new school term. Continue reading “2019 Goals”
What are your Top 8 this year?
Celebrate your 2018 achievements and let them propel you into the New Year!
As we are getting really close to the end of 2018, I thought I would take a step back and identify my eight best moments and achievements of the year. What are YOUR best moments? Continue reading “What are your Top 8 this year?”
Am I good enough?
3 Ways to Answer the Question “Am I Good Enough…?”
On Friday I was listening to a video from my colleague, Carl Brouillette, an occupational therapist specializing in mental health at work. He was talking about how we experience stress when we lack competence. It made me think of all the times I ask myself, “Am I good enough?” Continue reading “Am I Good Enough”
With all that is happening right now in the media we do not know who to believe anymore; some people have lost a lot of their credibility in my eyes. What about you, is there someone you don’t quite trust? Or on the other side, is there someone who might not trust you totally? The last few weeks have been filled with news and examples of behaviors that bring doubts, harm, or worse, destroy someone’s credibility. These examples inspired me this month’s article. Continue reading “Behaviors that will destroy your credibility”
Your Summer Happiness Checklist @ Work
How to Enjoy Your Time in the Office between Vacations
Summertime equals vacation. That’s great! But what’s to appreciate when you’re stuck in the office? You have probably noticed that productivity goes down, attendance is lower, and workers are more distracted. Continue reading “Your Summer Happiness Checklist @ Work”
5 Easy / Not-so-Easy Tips for Working More Effectively with a Difficult Person
Do you have a colleague who is hard to work with, or even to be around? What’s going on? Is this person being mean to you, or just being true to his or her personal style? A style you definitely don’t like. How do you overcome this problem, so you can work together effectively? Continue reading “Can’t Stand My Colleague”
Cautious “C” Styles Think Things Through!
“High C” personality styles are often misunderstood … so this article is presented to help you to understand the C style better and hopefully clear up some common misconceptions you may have of this analytical personality style. Continue reading “Cautious C Styles”