Self-Improvement

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Show Appreciation

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Show Appreciation

The difference between recognition and appreciation can mean the difference between being a weak positive influence and a strong positive influence on those you lead.

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Improve the Lenses You Use to See the World

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Improve the Lenses You Use to See the World

How we see the situations we encounter shape our ability to be a positive influence, someone that others want to follow.

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Know How to Build Trust

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Know How to Build Trust

If we can better understand how we evaluate trustworthiness in others, we can do a better job of managing the trust that others have in us.

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Develop a Clear Self-Purpose

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Develop a Clear Self-Purpose

Of 110 people surveyed, 8% seemed to have a clear purpose for their life. It is only by having a clear self-purpose that we will be willing to: (1) put off what is best for ourselves for what is best for a higher cause, and (2) do what is right, not what is easy.

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Start with Rewiring Your Brain

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Start with Rewiring Your Brain

If we have developed the wiring for a certain orientation, or if we rely upon one side of our prefrontal cortex, does that mean that we are stuck? No! We can rewire our brains to navigate life more effectively and become more of someone others want to follow.

Why Do Organizations Miss the Mark when Developing Their Leaders?

Why Do Organizations Miss the Mark when Developing Their Leaders?

Thus, if organizations want to more effectively develop their leaders, they need to focus on the three foundational elements of self-leadership: self-awareness, mindfulness, and emotional intelligence.

Personal & Leadership Development: Why Focus on Mindsets and Not Behaviors?

Personal & Leadership Development: Why Focus on Mindsets and Not Behaviors?

Rather than focusing on lists that tell us how we should act or behave, a much better approach when improving ourselves and our leadership is to focus on our mindsets.

Do You Need a Mental Success Coach?

Do You Need a Mental Success Coach?

Moral of the story: How we think matters! It matter to the success of organizations, leaders, teams, and employees.

The #1 Factor that Drives Top-Performing Teams & the Key to Developing It

The #1 Factor that Drives Top-Performing Teams & the Key to Developing It

Take a moment and consider: Is your work environment a psychologically safe environment? If you are a leader or manager, do your employees feel like they work in a psychologically safe environment?

Cognitive Dissonance: Why You May Be Preventing the Success You are Seeking

Cognitive Dissonance: Why You May Be Preventing the Success You are Seeking

Many are unwilling to learn and become better because their egos prevent them from acknowledging that, although they were likely doing their best, their ignorance and prior actions have been less than ideal.