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Matt Tenney

A Quick-Start Guide to Self-Control

Matt Tenney | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Tenney

It's much easier to have self-control when we're away from any temptations. So I made it a point to create some rules for myself at a time when I was not subject to the temptation of chess, while I was out for a walk.

Become More Highly-Valued

Kare Anderson | Posted 07.26.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

For some of us asking is hard, but giving feels natural. Yet a healthy relationship, over time, is where both feel strengthened by the mutual support they experience together.

How Mindfulness Helped One Prisoner Find Happiness Behind Bars

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living

Sometimes it takes a life-changing or tragic moment for us to reconsider what we really want from life. Unemployment, illness and personal loss are ju...

The Surprising Secret to Employee Engagement

Matt Tenney | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business
Matt Tenney

Most of us are aware of the importance of having actively engaged people in our organizations. The State of the American Workplace report makes it clear just how vital this is.

How to Compassionately Deal With Poor Performance

Matt Tenney | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Matt Tenney

Being compassionate doesn't mean that we don't address issues that need to be addressed, like consistently poor performance. Sometimes the most compassionate thing we can do, which would be in the best service of all the stakeholders, is to let someone go.

The Heart of Leadership: Insights From Mark Miller of Chick-fil-A

Matt Tenney | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Matt Tenney

Last week I had the honor and privilege of interviewing Miller. We discussed his new book The Heart of Leadership: Becoming A Leader People Want to Follow, which sheds light on the question: What Makes Leaders Different?

One Question You Should Ask Yourself Today

Matt Tenney | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Matt Tenney

I see love not as a feeling, but as an ability -- the ability to respond to people, and all of life, with kindness, compassion, and equanimity.