Isn’t Quitting a Bad Thing?

We Live in a world where being a quitter is nothing to brag about. Busyness is rewarded with envy and valued as part of an accomplished lifestyle. Refusing to give up is symbolic of success and as exhausting as it may be, it’s always better to be seen grinding for what you want rather than guarding your time and resources. …

Setting Boundaries Can Save Your Mind

Your friends and family very likely hold a place for you when you need to vent. You likely do the same in return. Sometimes, we do it when we’re not in a position to offer good advice because we’re not in a good headspace ourselves. That’s what family and friendship look like. You often worry about turning them away because …

EFFECTIVE PERSUASION

As a manager or leader, how skilled are you in effective persuasion? How do you effectively persuade your most stubborn and disagreeable colleagues? This topic has been coming up frequently in coaching conversations, partly because we are living with a great deal of uncertainty and change, and partly because we expect people to act consistently from one situation to the …

SIX-FACTOR MODEL OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING

Carol Ryff developed the Six-Factor Model of Psychological Well-Being. In it, she describes that there are six different factors required to help an individual achieve a state of contentment, happiness, and psychological well-being. Your psychological well-being includes a feeling of meaning, personal growth, autonomy, personal mastery, and positive, personal relationships. To achieve a state of psychological well-being, you must be …

Critical Thinking vs Creative Thinking

Are There Differences Between Critical or Creative Thinking? Critical thinking and creativity go hand in hand. Critical thinking lets you look objectively at a problem, issue, object or person and take into consideration the entire picture. Creativity enables you to take that entire picture and look at it in a new way. While some may think of critical thinking as …