When you can’t stop moving then you’ve stopped living. My mind did a full stop when I first read these words in Brian Brett’s book Trauma Farm. Yes, I thought, as counter-intuitive as it may sound, learning how to slow down does allow you to experience more. The message struck me as both poignant and…
You’ve worked hard all year. And what a year it’s been. The economy warming and cooling, increased competition and longer hours. So why not reward yourself with some really cool tools to help you optimize your life? Here’s a top 10 list of fresh and leading edge gift ideas to help you be at the…
In spite of traditional corporate values or practice, I’ve always held that all aspects of your life are interconnected, for better or worse. If my clients were thriving outside of work that served to propel their performance at work, and vice versa. Overtime, this common sense philosophy has garnered much attention in the scientific community and is increasingly gaining street cred in the corridors of business.
When I’m working with leaders to identify their most important development needs, issues like “lack of confidence” or “low self-esteem” are surprisingly common. Typically these come to the fore when new challenges or transitions are faced. By putting a stop to negative thinking and learning to view things from a positive perspective, many of these men and women have experienced profound impacts on both their health and work life.
How did you start your day today? Did you rise and shine? Or rise and whine? Did you leap or drag yourself out of bed? Were you ready and alert for all the opportunities of the day? In that first hour of the day, the choices you make can set you up for a stellar day…or a stinker.
While the thought of an early morning workout may send chills down your spine, for many, it’s the only time possible. If you’ve tried to make it work at every other time with little success then maybe the morning is for you too. Here are 9 tips to get you up and running first thing.
Just because you’re stuck on an airplane doesn’t mean you can’t practice your tennis swing or that guitar virtuoso. Or prep for that upcoming presentation to your board of directors.
Athletes have long used mental imagery to complement physical practice, and recent research backs up that going through the motions in your head can give a substantial boost to your performance at work too.
Sometimes a step backward is a step forwards. Recently a friend, Karen, called me for a long overdue catch up over a drink. She had mentioned to me that she had some exciting but perhaps surprising job news to tell me about. Was Karen going to inform me of another innovative new HR initiative? I was intrigued.
Even with the uptick in the economy, workloads are increasing and fresh demands are being placed on working parents who want more time for their kids. What’s a Mom or Dad to do?
Life, Loss & The World of Work
With several of my near and dear currently experiencing major health problems, I have been reminded of just how precious life is. Many of us realize this in one shape or form along the way and at various times in our lives.