Did you know that our brains have something called a "negativity bias?" Because our brain is wired to keep us safe by looking for threats, we tend to look for, remember, and be affected more strongly by negative experiences than positive ones. The problem is, if you want to find work you enjoy, only making … Continue reading To Find Work You Enjoy, Say What You Want.
Now that things are starting to become a little more "normal," you might be asking yourself, "Is it time to change jobs?" During the height of the pandemic, you may have continued with work that didn't feel quite right, but was OK enough for the moment. But now the challenges you decided to overlook may … Continue reading Two ways to decide if it’s time to change jobs.
One of the things on my post-pandemic wish list is to bring movement back into my Big Vision Coaching sessions. In 2019, I began offering Walk Into Your Big Vision coaching. Rather than meet on Zoom, local clients could choose to have coaching-walking sessions. I did them because it seemed fun. What I discovered was … Continue reading Feeling Stuck? Try Movement.
Are you feeling stuck around your Big Vision for your work in the world? Use your strengths. Sometimes when we feel stuck, or hit an obstacle, we focus on how we need to change, grow, learn, or fix. Doing those things can be part of the solution. But so can leaning into what you're already … Continue reading Facing a Challenge? Use Your Strengths.
We're in a strange transition time between shelter-in-place and sheltering-in-place less—a good time to think about what you want your post COVID work life to look like. Imagine the past year as an extended (strange) trip. Your travels changed you forever. Now you're heading back home on a long plane ride. Once you arrive, it … Continue reading Your Post COVID Work Life: 9 Reflection Questions