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.
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.
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,
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.
Strong leaders will place themselves at the helm and provide their people with the guidance they need to thrive through change, uncertainty, and an unpredictable future. As our way of looking out for the health and wellness of you and your team, we have put together several resources to assist you.
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.
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.
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.