Posts Tagged ‘self-reflection’

Gratitude Can Mess With Your Head

Posted by Beth Minton on Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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 Sees His 360 Results and Gets Serious

Posted by Beth Minton on Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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.

Be Someone Who Matters to Someone Who Matters

Posted by Beth Minton on Monday, January 20, 2014

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?”