Archives for June 2021
Do You Talk Yourself into Failing?
There are two types of people in the world — those who face a challenge and say, “This will be tough, but we can do it!” and those who say, “Nobody’s done this before. Why are we even trying?” While some may say that it’s good to be realistic, the biggest obstacle to your success… [Read More]
Are You Struggling to Lead Change? Try This
The world is changing at a blistering pace. But just because you intellectually understand that “the only constant in life is change” doesn’t mean that you can be an effective leader. The truth is that many change-management efforts fail simply because the vital human component is underappreciated, when in fact it is at the heart… [Read More]
Where Do Bullies Learn to Be So Mean?
Imagine being a fly on the wall in your daughter’s elementary school class. The teacher introduces a new boy who has just moved into town and then asks the kids to welcome him to the class. It’s obvious that he’s uncomfortable. After all, he misses his old friends and doesn’t know anyone. To make matters… [Read More]
Are You Too Tough on Yourself?
Were you ever in a store and thought, I can’t believe how those parents are talking to their kid? While I’m all for disciplining children, that doesn’t mean being cruel or nasty in doing so. Along those same lines, some people are negative, critical, and mean-spirited to themselves. In fact, some people are kinder to… [Read More]
How to Have a Fresh Perspective
One of the most valuable skills you can have is the ability to think clearly and rationally — to process information, exhibit good judgment, engage in intelligent problem solving, and make smart decisions. But this skill is sometimes elusive. Here are 15 essential principles to ensure that you have a fresh perspective. Keep Things in… [Read More]