Most people grind or coast their way through life. We take a path we think we should, a path we happen to stumble on, or a path that feels like a good match — until it doesn’t. We are built to survive, so it makes good sense.
But good sense…
Fact: Entrepreneurship is a giant, bucking bronco.
Implication: Get ready to bob and weave in ways you never anticipated, or believed to be possible.
Entrepreneur or not, in the VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) world we live in, our foundation are incredibly important… So is our speed or ability…
Call it “lack of purpose,” Adam Grant would call it “languishing,” in French it’s known as ennui: That sometimes subtle yet pervasive lack of satisfaction with the activities that comprise your life or work. In the workplace:
…Ennui is going through the motions.
…It’s counting down til you can “get…
Stressing over work usually comes with the territory, and I’ve found that high achievers tend to not trust that they can “get away with” internal decompression (AKA stress reducing mindset shifts) without performance taking a hit.
But what if stressing less were a pathway to increased performance?
Survival strategies (based…
If Overthinkers Anonymous were a thing, I’d make a fabulous president.
But what is overthinking exactly? After all, we have to use our brains. Overthinking can look like:
No matter how much you love your work, motivation ebbs and flows — and there’s plenty we can do to supercharge it. Here are 20 tips to ramp up your energy:
A management consultant walks into a reiki session and walks out… an entrepreneur.
I didn’t know what reiki was the first time I tried it. A friend invited me to a group “attunement” when I was staying in India.
I liked it.
It felt both grounding and other worldly.
For the uninitiated, asking for what you want (and sometimes getting it) can seem like an act of wizardry. In reality, getting what you want is a skill that builds on the following:
Rigid structure smothers trust and creativity, but when your agreements with yourself or others are unclear, you may not get desired results.
This was reinforced by a recent experience I had overseeing several high schoolers. It had been a minute since I’d played a direct supervisory role, much less with…