February 3, 2020
“In times of uncertainty, employees crave clarity. As a leader, you won't always have all of the answers - no one expects you to - so you must be open to listening and learning from others. Once you understand a challenge and outline the options, you have to be confident in making bold and optimistic decisions.” …Marillyn HewsonHere are some common listening bad habits that will prevent you from becoming the most effective communicator.
- If an individual repeatedly raises the same issues or points of view to you, as an active listener, the fundamental problem to consider is... read more
January 15, 2020
“We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals.”…Stephen CoveyMindfulness means that you are conscious and aware, focused on the present moment, and able to calmly observe and accept all your feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. Mindfulness means you’re able to pause, reflect, and listen to your inner wisdom. Mindfulness means that you can focus on the relevant information, know when to cut your losses, stay aware of your biases, and check your ego.... read more
December 27, 2019
“Remember who you are doing it for!” … Bill BlalockEvery time we hear this phrase we immediately think of physical fitness. That’s just the way we are programed to think and respond. The first thing that comes to mind is to “lose weight.” It’s more than that. Here is a balanced approach for being “fit” in your life. It comprises three components: Physically Emotionally Spiritually Let me explain it this way: First, our physical wellness drives a significant portion of our overall well-being. It impacts our self-esteem. It demands that we get involved in a regular exercise program and a diet that is... read more