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Category Archives: life success
(#262) Resilience: What’s Your Story?
What autobiography have you created? Time for a revision? This month’s Time magazine (June 1, 2015) hit harmonious chords about actions that can create disharmonious life situations. In “The Science of Bouncing Back” Mandy Oaklander explores strategies for resilience. Citing … Continue reading
Posted in Choice, habits, happiness, hope, Life lessons, life success, Life's purpose, Mindfulness, Personal Wellbeing, Physcial health, resilience, self-efficacy, self-regulatory behavior Tagged efficacy, habits, happiness, hope, joy, life choices, minfullness, renewal, resilience, well-being 4 Comments
(#259) Is “Hope” a Meaningless Sentiment?
Is hope just a word that will soon be washed away by an incoming tide? Or does it send a message of resilience? What is the worth of “hope”? As in, “don’t lose hope.” Or, “I hope tomorrow is better than … Continue reading
Posted in courage, hope, life success, Passion, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, resilience Tagged courage, dreams, focus, forward movement, hope, motivation, resilience 1 Comment
(#247) Applications and Reflections
Just consider the hourly wage of each person tied up in a workshop. Is the R.O.I. worth the lost wages and service? I have written elsewhere on this blog about the benefits of meaningful professional growth opportunities and collegiality. Today, … Continue reading
Posted in faculty development, life success, Making a Difference, Mindfulness, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, professional development, Reflective practice, resilience, self-efficacy Tagged change, faculty development, growth, mindfulness, personal growth, professional development, reflective practice, training, wellbeing Leave a comment
What we do in these situations defines our characters and our destiny. Courage. How do you define it? How do you exhibit it in your daily life? Probably the best way I ever heard it defined did not see it … Continue reading
(#244) Do You Have Your Own Board of Directors?
I remain focused on surrounding myself with knowledgeable and skillful people who will have my back—and kick me in the butt when needed. Who do you have on your Board? Corporations have Boards of Directors. Institutions of higher learning have Boards … Continue reading
Posted in Balance, branding, collaboration, Dreams, Excellence, focus, generativity, growth, Life lessons, life success, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, resilience, self-efficacy, teamwork Tagged advisors, board of directors, coaching, goals, mentoring, mentors, professional development, success 3 Comments
(#237) Core Values
What guides your personal and professional life? This week’s blog post challenges us to examine what guides our actions. For the past several years I have become a lot more intentional about my direction. I have always been goal directed—but I … Continue reading
Posted in core values, Goals, life success, Life's purpose, professional development Tagged core values, goals, life success, professional development, significance 4 Comments