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Category Archives: self-regulatory behavior
(#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
(#401) Improv and Leadership
Incompetent and fear-based managers rely on rigid scripts. Sam Wasson’s Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art provides lessons for transformational leadership. As early Improv players experimented and developed the art form, they learned the power of two … Continue reading
Posted in acceptance, Appropriate Behavior, Choice, Civility, collaboration, collegiality, Communication, effective meetings, generativity, growth, improv, professional development, resilience, self-awareness, self-regulatory behavior, Teaching, teaching and learning, vulnerability, wisdom, Words Tagged acceptance, and, collaboration, communication, creativity, effective meetings, improv, yes 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
(#275) What Do You Carry In Your Backpack?
It’s one thing to know we need to shed the extra baggage but it is quite another thing to actually do it. Most often I do not have any idea what my next blog will address. There isn’t any grand … Continue reading
Posted in Balance, Choice, courage, growth, habits, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, resilience, self-regulatory behavior Tagged balance, courage, emotional baggage, physical baggage, resilience, well-being 3 Comments
(#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
(#234) Are You Waiting for It?
You don’t wait for a goal—you work for it. Perhaps you have heard someone say something like, “I have been waiting for this all my life!” A student says, “I have been waiting for the day I get my degree.” Or … Continue reading