Whatever we pay attention to reflects what we think is important. More importantly, when we are communicating or being with others, their perception of what we pay attention to then reinforces the respective behaviours.
Overcome Indecision. Generate Hope.
We all have many choices to make in our lives, many of which seem inconsequential at the time but in hindsight are pretty significant. I notice that in many cases we experience significant, and sometimes debilitating emotions surrounding choices, which results in us getting stuck in indecision. If we focus on the past following a decision, we can be overwhelmed by guilt, resentment, regret, and sadness. On the other hand, if we focus on the future, we become anxious and fearful, which often results in us either procrastinating or coming up with reasons why we shouldn't make the decision.
FIVE SURPRISING WAYS TO CULTIVATE WELL-BEING
We need to urgently and proactively enhance well-being. We need to start with ourselves and our children. This article outlines 5 steps to cultivate well-being in ourselves and secondly to reflect on how we can better cultivate well-being and resilience in our children.
Managing an Attitude Problem
At some point in a Leader’s life they will need to manage someone with an Attitude Problem. This is can be a difficult and challenging process and many Leaders feel unskilled in how to manage this situation.
TLC 30-Day Appreciation Challenge
The Challenge: Take just 5 minutes every morning and write down ONE thing that you APPRECIATE in your life today. Do this for 30 days.
Is Mental Well-being a Choice? What if it is?
Essentially, if we believe that mental health is our choice, then we can choose to perceive the world in a certain way. If we believe that mental health is a choice then we empower ourselves to improve our mental health. We give ourselves a chance to live the lives we want to live.
Are we getting Safety Right?: Must versus Recommend?
Are we getting Safety Right?: Must versus Recommend? Like many Safety Professionals and Leaders, I am passionate about getting safety right and generating safety cultures that not only keep people safe but drives engagement and performance. I am very fortunate to have had the privilege of working with a very broad and diverse client base and being able to observe differing ap ...
The Ultimate Success Factor: Choice Mindset
The “Choice Mindset” empowers a person to choose their life and to create the life they want. The “Choice Mindset” eliminates excuses. The “Choice Mindset” generates success and improvement. The “Choice Mindset” enables the higher road and lifts us to display integrity and authenticity.
WHY NEGATIVE EMOTIONS ARE NECESSARY FOR SUCCESS
I have recently observed and heard a number of senior leaders (and senior OD and HR professionals) seeking only positive emotions in the workplace from their employees. Furthermore, these same organisations have a view that the experience of negative emotion is ‘bad’ and should be avoided. I am deeply concerned by this growing trend and share below not only the compelling evidence and research but also explain why negative emotions are necessary for success.