Typically people tend to think about how to get to the goals faster than what is currently happening. Although this is good, it may not always be the best for a 90-day plan. Here are 9 things to think about the next time you are asked to create a 90-day plan for your company.
I hope that you are inspired enough to give meditation a chance as you deserve greater peace in your life. For those that already meditate, and will now try it at work, I am confident your boss and colleagues will appreciate the new super-hero at the office.
Flowers, chocolates, perfume -- it's what most of us give the moms in our lives on Mother's Day. But why be conventional? After all, moms have many lives -- they work, they travel, they lead. Get a gift for the woman she is besides a mom.
This is a great question, and the answer is going to come from an unexpected source. But, I think you'll agree this is the best coaching advice you will ever get. It's not going to come from me -- it's going to come from you. Ready?
Because some things are outside of our control, we may feel like victims of circumstance. Victims of fate. I don't accept that. What would life be like if we just accepted the hand of cards we were dealt and lived the rest of our lives in homeostasis?
We often confuse the words simple and easy. The changes I help people make are generally very simple. However, they are never easy. Just as with diet and exercise, changing behavior involves hard work. It takes time.
Good enough isn't necessarily a bad thing. In many areas of life, chasing perfection is a fool's errand, or at least a poor use of our time. We don't need to spend hours taste-testing every mustard on the gourmet shelf to find the absolute best.
Business and dancing seem like two pretty different animals, don't they? But, they really have more in common than you realize. It can not only help you transform your happiness in the workplace, but focus your mind to recognize patterns and then identify and pursue relevant opportunities.
Have you ever tried to change something about yourself that was out of your control? I have. It was a fruitless and vain attempt, which I'll tell you now had a happy ending not because I changed what I couldn't change, but because I made peace with it.
Every one of us has a strong bias to remember events in a light that is most favorable to us. This drill exposes that bias and makes us consider the possibility that someone else's perspective is closer to the truth.
Follow-up turns changing for the better into an ongoing process -- not only for you but for everyone involved. When you involve others in your continuing progress, you are virtually guaranteeing your continued success!
Life transitions such as retirement are usually far harder than we imagine. It's easy to talk about letting go, but when the time comes, it's hard to do. The emotional aspect of departing is difficult to fathom.
As we end the year, I thought it would be interesting to review your favorite blogs (and mine). I would love to hear your thoughts on these articles and videos and any others. If you liked one or two, why? If not, why not? What did you learn? Do you have questions?
On the surface, acceptance -- that is, changing what we can change and being realistic about what we cannot change in our lives -- should be the easiest thing to do. After all, how hard is it to resign yourself to the reality of a situation?
In yesterday's world, people worked 40 hours a week and took four weeks of vacation. This question was practically moot. If you didn't like your job it was pretty much part-time anyway, the benefits were glorious, and it just wasn't that bad.
So here's the dilemma: When is acting being professional? When is acting being phony? I want to help leaders learn how to be great performers, but I never believe that they should be phonies. How can I, as a coach, understand the difference?