I hear you, I hear you. But, are you listening? Some version of this interaction takes place thousands (if not more) of times a day. Trying to communicate with someone while they are looking at their phone is an observable nonverbal cue. It communicates that their focus and attention is somewhere else. It implies that … More The Signs are There
Finishing each other’s sentences. A look that says volumes. Energy that positively crackles. This is not a romance story – it is what happens when a group of people develop 𝙨𝙮𝙣𝙘𝙝𝙧𝙤𝙣𝙮. According to The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania professor and author Michael Platt, when people work well together – cooperating, information sharing, and … More What is Synchrony and why is it powerful at work?
Leaders must lead by an example of ethical actions and employee support to create the culture of beliefs and norms throughout the organization. Empathetic and authentic leaders use behaviors of influence, inspirational motivation, intellectual stimulation, and individualized consideration. 𝙊𝙣𝙚 𝙠𝙚𝙮 𝙩𝙤 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙨𝙪𝙘𝙘𝙚𝙨𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙙𝙚𝙧 𝙞𝙨 𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙤𝙬𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙢𝙚𝙢𝙗𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝙖𝙣 𝙤𝙧𝙜𝙖𝙣𝙞𝙯𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙩𝙤 𝙗𝙚 𝙨𝙚𝙚𝙣 … More Building Your Psychological Safety Tool Kit
𝗘𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝘂𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 – 𝗵𝗼𝘄 𝘄𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗲𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 – 𝗶𝘀 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗲𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲. There are healthier ways to respond, like reappraisal, and unhealthy ways, like avoiding or suppressing emotions. The ability to regulate our own emotions positively is one of the benefits of emotional intelligence. Our emotional perception, as well as … More Adaptability is an Emotional Intelligence Strategy
We have gotten so lost in the rhetoric, polarization, inequity and fighting. Much of the media we absorb is fearful or violent. It creates Us vs. Them or a need to choose sides. I don’t need or want to be political. There are far too many debating the issues already. Respect and empathy is treating … More Respect and Basic Courtesy
“If you’re searching for that one person who will change your life…. take a look in the mirror.” Who helps you to see who you could be beyond what you see today? Having a neutral person work with you at the deepest levels of empathic listening helps to facilitate meaning and purpose. You set the … More Time for Reflection
It takes practice and skill to develop intentional levels of listening. Most people listen with the intent to respond and lose some of what is being said as they think of their own emotional or verbal response. The level of listening also matters if you are a leader, manager, or team member. There are colleagues … More What is Empathic Listening?
𝐏𝐬𝐲𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐛𝐞𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐠𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐮𝐩 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐛𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠, 𝐞𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐲. Psychologist Carol Ryff developed a six-dimension scale of psychological wellbeing drawn from numerous theories and research. She determined that the 6 factors are: 𝐒𝐞𝐥𝐟-𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐩𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐏𝐨𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐀𝐮𝐭𝐨𝐧𝐨𝐦𝐲𝐄𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐦𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐲𝐏𝐮𝐫𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐥𝐢𝐟𝐞𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐆𝐫𝐨𝐰𝐭𝐡 👉🏻 She found that self-acceptance had the strongest correlation to life … More What Gives You a Sense of Wellbeing?
Women have had to become expert at juggling for many decades. In the past two years, it was a skill and art that was predominantly necessary by women due to economics, the pandemic, lockdown, and family dynamics. Caregivers have had to make hard choices and deserve respect. This does not make any parent or family … More The Art of Juggling
“If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from his angle as well as your own.” Henry Ford The way that we speak or process information, as well as how we see ourselves, impacts the interpersonal relationships and communication … More Perspective is a Feeling about Something or Someone
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