Have you ever had the feeling of waking up, and all grogginess disappears as you remember today is the day you’re going to Disney World? You have no desire to roll over and go back to sleep. Rather, you feel the excitement and anticipation and spring out of bed. While work may not generate the same enthusiasm of Disney world,
I probably have 13 different goals / habits on my list that I want to achieve for 2021. How many times have we started off in January trying to accomplish all of the changes we desire at once? At least for me, that strategy has never worked. When your focus is divided 13 different ways, you can’t give
Last week, I talked about cleaning out your fridge to make more space. This week, I wanted to talk about what you want to create with that new-found space. Something that has become popular in recent years is selecting a one-word intention for the year. Not being clear about your intentions may feel like you are running on the hamster
Have you ever cleaned out your refrigerator before making a big grocery store trip? Or set aside a bag of your kid’s toys to donate before a present exchange? Making space for new things is second nature when we can see the physical lack of room in front of us. If you don’t make space, there is literally no where
As New Years approaches, all of our feeds will soon be filled with goal setting ideas, new year new me posts, and plans for how to stick with our 2021 intentions. This is our yearly tradition – make goals in January that at least one third of us will have abandoned by March. I have an idea this year. Why
Many of us are already aware of the benefits of journaling in building and maintaining good leadership practices and it’s value in helping process experiences and make better, more nuanced decisions. Fewer realize how important physical handwriting has proven to be over typing. Studies have long since shown that handwriting notes and information results in much higher retention and understanding
Have you ever lifted weights with a trainer? If you have, you’ll know that one of the most important aspects is allowing yourself a break between each set of reps. Even when you aren’t tired, even when you know you easily have enough energy for another ten lifts, they make you wait out the entire rest period. Why? This method
Have you been feeling the stress mounting as we draw closer to the holidays? Some reframing – or rather PREframing may be in order. A friend of mine shared recently about her immediate family’s drive to an event with extended family that no one in the car was looking forward to. After a few minutes of discussing which
Ever make a mountain out of a molehill? I caught myself doing it last week and had to coach myself out of it. What was going on? Well, there was a pandemic, a heated presidential election, and I was exhausted. What happened? I got really annoyed by something and caught myself reaching for candy – a lot of candy.
The Results are in… How are you going to respond? 2020 has already provided us with tons of opportunities to rise as leaders. Whether you have a formal leadership position in an organization or not, it is likely that you will be called upon to lead in the coming days. Here are ten strategies to help you respond vs. react.