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Category Archives: self-efficacy
(#405) Communication or Statement?
Are we listening to others—and to ourselves? One activist described communication as understanding someone else’s experience and presenting a point within that experience. “Even the most elementary grasp of the fundamental idea that one communicates within the experience of his … Continue reading
Posted in assumptions, awareness, blame, change, Communication, Community, growth, Haters, ideologies, intentionality, Mindfulness, resilience, self-awareness, self-efficacy Tagged assumptions, chakras, communication, conversation, growth, ideologues, listening, respect 5 Comments
(#403) Create Your Own Story Or Someone Else Will
It may be too late. Perhaps you have witnessed it. People in a leadership position who fail to communicate clearly and effectively. An organization experiences gut-wrenching turnover, service decline, loss of client base, and eroding collegiality. The people charged with … Continue reading
Posted in boundaries and limits, change management, collegiality, Communication, decision making, Excuses, Failure, Integrity, intentionality, leadership, Life lessons, resilience, responsibility, self-awareness, self-efficacy, self-regulatory behavior, workplace bullies Tagged collaboration, collegiality, communication, ethical leadership, integrity, leadership, resilience, workplace bullies, workplace wellbeing 3 Comments
(#402) Over Your Head
The exceptional leaders take their moments of vulnerability and build on them. The most effective leaders I have collaborated with found themselves there more times than you might imagine. If you haven’t found yourself there yet, you will. At least, … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, Choice, coaching, collegiality, confidence, Life lessons, resilience, risk-taking, self-awareness, self-efficacy, vulnerability Tagged accountability, assumptions, awareness, coaching, collaboration, leadership, resilience, risk-taking, teamwork, vulnerability 1 Comment
(#400) Do We Live In A Post-Fact World?
Perhaps we live in a time when the question to ponder becomes, “If a fact is offered and it is not ‘liked,’ is it a fact?” Have we morphed into a post-fact world, as one source states, “in which virtually … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, Choice, Civility, curiosity, focus, fortitude, Grit, information literacy, Integrity, Personal Wellbeing, Priority management, self-awareness, self-efficacy, Words Tagged alternative facts, argument, assumptions, conversation, debate, information literacy, integrity, post-fact world, rants, truth, truthiness 3 Comments
(#377) Your Future Self
These strategies can help students (and, after all, aren’t we all students?) stay the course, continue their journey, and enjoy growth and resilience. Last week, on a local TV morning show, I shared strategies to help college students adjust to … Continue reading
Posted in authenticity, awareness, core values, creating your future, curiosity, Dreams, Education, emotional intelligence, engagement, Goals, Life lessons, priorities, Reflection, Relationship, relevance, resilience, responsibility, self-efficacy Tagged curiosity, resilience, steve piscitelli, student success, teaching and learning 3 Comments
(#367) Understand Your Goal Motivation
Create a space for transparency, authenticity, and accountability for yourself. During the life of this blog, we have examined often the power and purpose of goals. In addition to the “what” we have looked at the “how,” “when” and “why.” … Continue reading
Posted in authenticity, awareness, confidence, core values, Goals, growth, Life lessons, resilience, retrospective, risk-taking, self-efficacy Tagged calling, career, conflict, goals, motivation, reflection, resilience, self-actualization, self-efficacy Leave a comment
(#366) Why Not You?
Speaking and writing does not belong to some elite group of individuals. Have you considered publishing or speaking to broaden the powerful impact and reach you already have on those around you? It could be for a small local audience … Continue reading
Posted in change, collegiality, Community, courage, Goals, growth, Life lessons, resilience, self-efficacy, service Tagged change, confidence, courage, goals, memoirs, public speaking, teaching and learning, wisdom, writing 3 Comments
(#364) Your Legacy
Whatever you build, destroy, hand down, create, or undo will be your legacy. Legacy: Something handed down from one generation to the next; from one person or group to another. Whether for good or ill someone or some entity passed … Continue reading
Posted in generativity, Goals, inspiration, legacy, Passion, resilience, self-efficacy, sharing Tagged accomplishment, goals, legacy, mentor, sharing, teaching 1 Comment