It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day! It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day! Want some tips on becoming lucky – without the hassle of looking for a four-leaf cover? As a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, I help individuals, teams, and entire organizations MAKE their own luck. Here are a few tips: 1. . Then, give it away. What […]Read More
Strengths-Based Teamwork = Dreamwork
Question: What do you get when you mix an Empathic Ensemble, three Interesting Inputs, and four Wonderful Woos? Answer: The great team at Health by Design. Thank you HBD for tapping into your individual and shared strengths and becoming an EVEN STONGER team. The mission of this non-profit organization is to increase our community’s access […]Read More
Worldwide Unhappiness: It’s Real, What Can YOU Do?
Learning the extent of worldwide unhappiness is not fun. But it is important. Below are some shocking findings: 🔴72% of women worldwide (nearly 2 billion) report that they are either struggling or suffering. 🔴10% of women reported having no close friends in 2021, up from 2% in 1990. 🔴15% of men reported having no […]Read More
Do You Have a BF at Work?
Saturday, June 8, 2019 is National Best Friend Day! Tomorrow I’ll be talking on WLIP Radio with Frank and Kim Carmicheal about how having a best friend at work can not only help your overall health but can also increase your engagement in the workplace. Please tune into our live discussion at 2:30 p.m. (EST) […]Read More
Change, Like Growth, Can Be Painful and Gorgeous
The other week I worked with a team that was in the midst of tremendous change. They were past the hard part and smack-dab in the middle of the messy part. The gorgeous part of change seemed light years away for some of the team members. The really optimistic ones thought it was in the […]Read More
Do What You Love
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Partnerships are a breeding ground for good decision-making.
Being able to value an alternative perspective (especially those in direct opposition to my way of thinking) is a skill that I could spend my entire lifetime cultivating. Frequently, I want to rush into a situation, instinctively make a decision, and move on. This is clearly the Activator in me at work. Given this talent, I can feel […]Read More
Finding genuine help is a sign of a true partner and friend.
Everyone needs more partners. Partners are people who genuinely strive to help us overcome the challenges we encounter personally and professionally. They push to make us better, stronger, and smarter. To learn more about creating productive partnerships read chapter six of Unstuck at Last: Using Your Strengths to Get What You Want. To find out more about the […]Read More