Why You Need A Self-Determined Growth Mindset In 2016

Are you feeling like 2016 has already started to get away from you? Is your hope that this year will be less disruptive than last? Are you already under the pump to meet competing deadlines, reports, targets or client demands? Despite what many of the self-help gurus suggest (or demand) of you, just telling yourself … Read more »

More Meaning Builds More Self-Trust

Before others will trust you, and before you can comfortably trust in others, you need to have earned and maintain your own self-trust. You can see in the model here that pivoting on the bottom of the pointy end of the inverted triangle of three trusts is Self-trust. The triangle of three trusts is inverted … Read more »

Money, Mentors, Trust & Happiness

This post will give you a peek inside how my mind works in connections and patterns. I’m going to start with a radio interview that prompted me to think about money, which prompted me to think about trusted mentors which prompted me to answer the question ‘does money buy happiness?’ I was interviewed last week … Read more »

Flourishing Employees Are Meaningfully Engaged

In the competitive world of disruption, distraction and change, there’s a piece of advice from Viktor Frankl that heralds a real opportunity for leaders and human resource professionals to help employees find meaning at work as part of their on-going employee engagement strategy. Victor Frankl, author of the book Man’s Search For Meaning, said “There is … Read more »

Switched On World Is Killing Empathy

Empathy for others is a key element in the forming and maintenance of any professional and personal relationship. Without empathy, we find it difficult to understand the viewpoint and feelings of others. Without empathy, we can become detached from what really matters most to others. What if we were losing the capacity for empathy? What … Read more »

Trust In Corporate or Team Culture

To what extent is your corporate or team culture promoting, demonstrating and rewarding TRUST? If you’re not sure, then there’s a high likelihood that trust is at risk… and when trust is at risk, everything is at risk. My friend Barbara Brooks Kimmel who formed and continues to breathe air into The Trust Alliance community … Read more »

How To Set & Pursue Flourishing Goals

For most of us, the start of a new year means setting goals… and this is good. We humans are aspirational goal seeking beings and without goals, our potential to flourish is lessened and our potential to languish increases. Whether you’ve already set your 2016 goals, or are just getting around to think about them … Read more »