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“No matter how good you are at negativity, you’re also capable of positivity.” – Barbara Fredrickson I sometimes find myself finishing an online meeting with a group and thinking, ‘That felt almost normal,” which is a weird thought to have. But 20 months into the pandemic, it’s...

What are you doing to create the kind of culture where your employees can be resilient, healthy and rave about how great it is to work there? Below, I share a few things that I hope will help shift your conversations and transform your workplace...

A profound way to shift yourself and your workplace culture are to identify key transformational questions that:  Help you and your team think differently; Help your team to take on new challenges;  Help your organization to get engaged in a new vision. Sometimes the right question...

Photo by rowanlott on Pixabay Summer workin’ had me a blast. Summer workin’ happens so fast. (You’re singing this with me, aren’t you? ) We’ve made it to June! With my daughter still in school, I always think of a “work year” as being on a school year schedule....

“Every choice you make leads you away from your vision or moves you toward it.” ~ Patti Digh Are you interested in cultivating a more positive workplace culture? Chances are that most leaders will answer “yes” to this, but achieving it is easier said than done. A new...

Photo by adrian on Unsplash If there were ever a time for resilience, it is now. Since the beginning of COVID, we have needed to make daily decisions amidst ongoing uncertainty. Our brains are good at this in the short term, but not when the uncertainty...

Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash. Have you taken any trips around a vicious cycle lately? Or down a downward spiral? You know, those times when one thing compounds on another, and before you know it, you’re feeling overwhelmed and in a state of languishing. This...

As I begin to write this article, I am in quarantine in my white house, with its small front porch. The days are warm, spring is well and truly here. It’s green outside, and flowers bloom everywhere. The ocean tides come and go as they...

Most organizations that encourage mindfulness practices amongst their employees do this for the benefit of employee well-being, as it offers clarity of thinking, better concentration, and the ability to stay calm under pressure. However, there are some other very powerful and fascinating benefits to this practice....

When I was a child, my parents decided it wasn’t OK for people to smoke in our house. They didn’t smoke themselves, and they didn’t want their children to take in second hand smoke. While that would be perfectly normal in today’s world, in the...