• Do This Before You Make Any New Year’s Resolutions Do This Before You Make Any New Year’s Resolutions

    Do This Before You Make Any New Year’s Resolutions

Do This Before You Make Any New Year’s Resolutions

I stopped doing New Year’s resolutions a few years ago. So why am I back at it again? Because I do something else first. (more…)

  • Learning From Our Worst Conversations [video] Learning From Our Worst Conversations [video]

    Learning From Our Worst Conversations [video]

Learning From Our Worst Conversations [video]

Some conversations just don’t go very well. You know the ones — you were completely blindsided by someone or totally lost it yourself.

 

Conversations are not what we think they are. On the surface it may look like we’re engaging in a simple “ask and tell” trading of information, but neurological and cognitive research reveals something very different. From […]

  • HOW TO STOP PROCRASTINATING, GET STUFF DONE — AND GET A LOT HAPPIER HOW TO STOP PROCRASTINATING, GET STUFF DONE — AND GET A LOT HAPPIER

    HOW TO STOP PROCRASTINATING, GET STUFF DONE — AND GET A LOT HAPPIER

HOW TO STOP PROCRASTINATING, GET STUFF DONE — AND GET A LOT HAPPIER

I could tell the moment I said it that I’d struck a chord.

“Procrastination has almost nothing to do with a lack of willpower or poor time management. Procrastination is an emotional issue — it’s about short-term mood regulation.” (more…)

  • How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back

    How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back

How Your Strengths Can Hold You Back

 

You’d think most of the people I encounter show up blindsided by a serious personal or professional crisis — a divorce, death or health crisis, or the loss of a job, partnership or long-term friendship.

That’s actually not the case. More likely the person simply wakes up one day and says, “I can’t do this anymore.”