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.
I recently asked a coaching client whether or not their coach helped grow their business. Their answer surprised me a little. “No, I grew my business” they replied matter-of-factly. After further reflection and discussion with the client, I soon realized that this was the work of a great coach…
Self-awareness seems to have become the latest management buzzword — and for good reason. Research suggests that when we see ourselves clearly, we are more confident and more creative.
Some days, it feels like the only thing we can agree on is that we can’t agree — on anything. Drawing on her background as a world debate champion, Julia Dhar offers three techniques to reshape the way we talk to each other.
While we live in a world of constant change, some things really don’t change at all. One of those things is our desire as a species to seek improvement. We want to get better at our jobs, build better companies, and create more meaningful relationships.
The workplace is often presented as a meritocracy, where you can succeed by putting your head down and working hard. Wall Street veteran Carla Harris learned early in her career that this a myth.
I’ve been having a lot of conversations with clients lately about how to create a culture of trust. Here’s a four-part “test” to see how well you’re doing on that front.