Posts Tagged ‘self-reflection’
That’s right. Simply feeling grateful, even if you don’t actually express it out loud, stimulates parts of your brain that reduce stress and boost your positive outlook. A regular gratitude habit can make you not just a nicer person, but also a happier one. Arthur C. Brooks explains this in a recent NY Times article, “Choose to Be Grateful. It Read the full article »
Sam learns how several of his key stakeholders perceive him, and he’s not too happy. But he manages to stifle his anger and his harsh inner critic long enough to acknowledge his numerous positive traits that had helped him be successful. This is the third in a series of coaching stories about Sam (a fictitious client) and his growth as a leader.
It’s National Mentoring Month and a good time to think about not just how to be a mentor in your professional life, but why you should do it. Whether your organization has a formal mentoring program or not, and whether you choose or are coerced to volunteer your time, ask yourself “What’s in it for me?”