Employee Engagement

What do you love?

A question I’ve been asking audiences at this year’s “Beyond Resilience” events—to help them uncover a vision for a better future—is: “What do you love?” In times of disruption, crisis, and overwhelm, it’s easy to lose sight of what you love. What do I love? Who has time for that?! I’m just trying to get …

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The Power of Focus and Flow: How Paying Attention Opens the Door to Happiness and High Performance… Right Now

Finding Focus

“If you’re like most of us, you probably take pride in your ability to multitask, to be incredibly efficient by simultaneously listening to a conference call, writing a few e-mails, and eating your salad at your desk,” writes Janice Marturano in her book, Finding the Space to Lead: A Practical Guide to Mindful Leadership. Sound …

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The Greatest Gift: What They REALLY Want for Christmas

  “The most wonderful time of the year” is here, marked by scrumptious dinners and desserts, snowmen, ribbons, lights, ugly sweaters — so many good things — and… STRESS!  I was just talking with my mom a couple of days ago and she outlined their schedule for the next few weeks: This weekend we’ll do …

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The Power of Negative Feedback — It Stings and It Sticks

Negative feedback stings. No way around that. But not only does it sting; it sticks. Recognizing that, we can better manage the negative feedback we receive, and we can be more mindful of the negative feedback we give. More on that in a moment, but first, I’m reminded of one of my favorite scenes from …

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