Want to prepare for the challenges that life throws at you? Learn the skills and actions that can be cultured, developed, and taken before you need to be resilient.
Almost all changes, even the biggest and best ones, involve pain and loss of some kind. At the very least, they almost always involve fear. We tend to seek and fear change at the same time, which is one of the many reasons it can be emotionally confusing.
Don’t respond with knee-jerk reactions or lash out in frustration or anger when the status quo is unacceptable. Constructive impatience builds a case for carefully crafted actions that elicit collaboration and cooperation rather than anger.
When we find and work within our purpose, we are settled, content, fulfilled, centered and confident in the work that we do, as it fits like a glove. It feels natural and intuitive. When you step into your purpose, you will know it.
Is everyone equally equipped to become a CEO so that anyone who strives hard enough can be a strong leader? Or are some of us born with a propensity for leadership, providing us with a distinct advantage from the start?
Have you ever had the Sunday night blues? You know, “I can’t believe I have to go back to that place tomorrow!” If so, your career may need a tweak or a complete overhaul. You owe it to yourself to move closer to the work you enjoy and rid yourself of the Sunday Night Blues.
Follow the example of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and learn four actions by professional speaker Eileen McDargh that can boost your resiliency.
In this video, I talk a bit about some of my challenges with letting go, as well as what we can do to let go of not just things, but thoughts, behaviors, and beliefs that may be holding us back …thus creating space for new things to emerge.
Honoring our emotions isn’t about being self absorbed, arrogant, or better than anyone – it’s really about being true to ourselves, honest with how we feel and what we want, and willing to engage in authentic conversations with other people.
In this video blog I talk about criticism and offer some thoughts, ideas, and tips for how we can handle it more effectively…as well as ways to not let the fear of being criticized stop us from putting ourselves out there, taking risks, and going for what we truly want.