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Category Archives: self-efficacy
(#358) “I Don’t Want To Burn Out”
How can we raise our awareness, question our assumptions, and create meaningful actions for improvement? One researcher found that 29% of American employees say they thrive in their jobs (or 71% do not thrive). A study out of the Stanford … Continue reading
Posted in assumptions, awareness, Balance, growth, habits, health, intentionality, leadership, Mindfulness, Personal growth, Reflection, Reflective practice, self-efficacy Tagged boredom, burnout, employee retention, employee satisfaction, leadership, mentoring, new employee training, overload, reflective practice, self-efficacy 1 Comment
(#291) Befriending Ourselves
Think of your favorite novels. More than likely the protagonists did not follow a straight line from the beginning to the end of the story. Your life journey is the same. You are the hero of your story. This past … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, Balance, Choice, Critical Thinking, curiosity, Discipline, fitness, listening, Mindfulness, mindset, Reflection, self-efficacy, self-regulatory behavior, wisdom Tagged appreciation, balance, Chodron, growth, mindfulness, reflective practice, resilience, responsibility, self-love, wisdom 1 Comment
(#290) Life Fitness and Mental Discipline
How do you walk around in something you were born with and not know anything about it or not be aware of what affects it? Charles Bailey With December invariably come thoughts of New Year’s Resolutions—and just as inevitably, the … Continue reading
Posted in assumptions, awareness, Balance, Discipline, fitness, fortitude, Goals, Grit, habits, health, information literacy, mindset, Motivation, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, Physcial health, resilience, self-efficacy Tagged awareness, balance, choices, discipline, dreams, goals, integrity, life success, motivation 5 Comments
(#281) Collisions for Collaboration or Crashes of Confusion?
Whether talking about the college classroom or the corporate boardroom, conscientious nurturing of authentic relationships improves the chances for effective communication, meaningful connections and powerful creation. A major work published in 1991 on effective college teaching emphasized the importance of … Continue reading
(#273) You Got Mail!
Is email “so yesterday”? When email was just catching on, my first semester assignment asked my students to send me an email. Some teachers distribute index cards in class for their students to complete with information like nicknames, birthdays, career … Continue reading
(#269) Yes And
It is interesting that we can point to others as being intransigent in their thinking while we pat ourselves on the back as possessing true critical thinking skills. Collective monologues and confirmation bias will derail any potential for a meaningful conversation. … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, Civility, collaboration, Communication, Community, Gratitude, Integrity, Personal growth, resilience, risk-taking, self-efficacy, self-regulatory behavior, vulnerability Tagged appreciation, civility, collaboration, communication, critical thinking, integrity, listening, problem solving, respect, risk-taking, yes 7 Comments
(#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
(#253) Bridging the Gap: The Stories We Tell Ourselves and the Stories We Live
Stories we tell ourselves vs. stories we actually live. What stories are you telling yourself? For years I’ve been using a professional and personal growth exercises with my students and audiences. Start with one piece of paper and a pen … Continue reading