Resisting change seems to be inherent to our human nature. Most of us can justify the status quo rather than take on change. We don’t always want to go through the discomfort that change can bring. So, we settle for what we have because we choose comfort over the disruption of change. But sometimes we decide to embrace change because we really want our lives to be different and we are willing to take on the discomfort of change. And, sometimes we have to face change wheth
How to navigate personal change to create personal transformation. Change starts with shift in our mindset. The resulting external change grows from this internal starting point. To achieve not just change but personal transformation, several major stages must be navigated. Having an understanding of these stages allows us to be active participants in the process and drive the process, instead of letting change “happen” to us. The Six Stages of Personal Transformation: Awaren
Four Steps to Build Resilience Life is like the weather – changeable! We love those sunny, calm days when everything looks great and we can’t imagine that the forecast could change! Then we get cold and dreary days when we are just kind of hanging in waiting for the sunshine to come back. And sometimes it can it gets stormy. Sometimes even “shelter in the basement” stormy! When we encounter these stormy days, how do we cope? And when we face one storm after another, how do we
As leaders, we know that part of our role is to solve problems and help our teams to solve problems. But does it sometimes feel that you are spending more and more time on hearing about problems and solving problems than you are on the all the other aspects of your role? When this starts happening, start to pay attention. Are the same people coming to you over and over again? Are they bringing you the same problem every time or a similar problem? Are you seeing a pattern?
Whether you’re managing a team or trying to create better relationships between your friends and family, there is bound to be conflict at some point. Learning how to use open communication techniques will allow you to resolve conflicts, find solutions and create a more harmonious environment. What does that mean - Open communication is exactly what it sounds like: engaging openly in conversation or tackling an issue head on and discussing ways to resolve it. Nothing is accom