After many years of being prompted to write my own Tip, I am sticking my toe in the water this week. Periodically, I will be sharing my thoughts and learnings with you. Last week’s Tip was from the perspective of a person who has a boss and improving the working relationship with that boss. This week’s Tip focuses on your behavior, beliefs and assumptions as the boss and how they can get you in trouble.
As we are getting close to the half-way mark for 2011, I thought it was a good time to check in on your goal progress. Michael Neill’s article this week gives us permission to put aside the “loaded” goals on your list. You know those goals that you’ve given so much significance and meaning? Just put them aside for now. Read on to learn more.
As we come to the close of another year, it’s time to step back and look at the year behind us and the year ahead. Steve Straus provides a simple reminder to enjoy the destination and the journey!
When I first work with a prospect, I always ask them, “How do you define success for yourself at this stage of your life?”. Most people answer with criteria that tap into their values: balanced life, healthy, happy, wonderful relationship, time for friends, making a difference in the world. You see what I mean. Sometimes, these same people forget this when we finish our conversation. Today’s Tip by Chris Widener provides an opportunity for each of you to consider how you define and measure success for yourself.
I always love driving and talking. It feels easier. The second item in Loren Ekroth’s article “Walking the Talk” explains why. Walking (or sitting) side-by-side has the effect of diffusing intensity. I find even when discussing a “loaded” topic, we have a calmer, more thoughtful conversation. To learn more about the positive effects of “side by side communication, read on.
In this week’s Tip, James Kilts lists what matters to him. Sometimes it’s the simplest ideas that propel us forward.
The direction of our lives is determined by the choices we make every day. Here are eight choices you can make—choices that will create for you abundance and prosperity in all areas of your life.
One of the key differences between people who get the results they’ve set out to get and those who have wonderful explanations for why they haven’t gotten the results they set out to get is the language that they use along the way.
When you were a child, what was your dream profession… and what does it mean?
To shift from being the “seen” to being the “see-er” is just that — it’s a shift, and it makes a difference.