Tips for Navigating Stress at Work

By Jennifer Card, M.Sc., Impact Coach

It’s important to remember that our ability to choose one thought over another lies in our capacity to be resilient and self-aware. Stressful situations will always be there. How we choose to navigate them through self-awareness, self-compassion and self-regulation are what matters most to our stress management tactics.

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled.

How People Succeed By Defying Expectations

Laura Huang, associate professor at Harvard Business School, has studied groups that face bias in the workplace, from entrepreneurs with accents to women and people of color. She says that the best way for individuals to overcome this type of adversity is to acknowledge and harness it,

Why Accountability Is All About Explicit Behaviors

Accountability is all about performance, and performance is all about behaviors.

In fact, the overall performance in your organization—in every conversation, in every meeting, in every project, in every activity of every kind—is the result of behaviors.

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

Steve Wanner is a highly respected 37-year-old partner at Ernst & Young, married with four young children. When we met him a year ago, he was working 12- to 14-hour days, felt perpetually exhausted, and found it difficult to fully engage with his family in the evenings.

When Does ‘Yes’ Mean ‘No?’

Let’s say that you are from the U.S. but on an overseas assignment working with people from a different culture. And let’s say that you have just finished a productive meeting and agreed upon a list of action items that will be taken.

The Keys To Level Four Delegation – The Heart Of Leadership

Leadership is all about inspiring and enabling others, epitomized by level four delegation.

6 Steps Leaders Can Take to Get the Most Out of Feedback

Business publications are filled with articles about feedback: how important it is for leaders, how leaders can both give and receive it, what happens when leaders don’t get it.