Link: Stop using the “dirt sandwich” to give criticism – So many participants in my managing difficult conversations workshop have complained about being fed the dirt sandwich. It doesn’t work and it breeds resentment. I like this more straightforward approach … Continue reading
Link: I’m taking Yale’s class on happiness — and halfway through, these 4 tricks are already working – For the last several months, The Science of Happiness and the session on Resilience and Optimism have been much requested. Here is … Continue reading
Link: A pause can be a powerful backstop to strong emotions – I have seen this be very effective in meetings.
Link: “Styrofoam” Containers Officially Banned in New York City – Here is
Link: Ranked: 10 Happiest And 10 Saddest Countries In The World – Perhaps this is a partial explanation of why The Science of Happiness, Optimism and Resilience has been a much requested training topic for the last 2 years!
Link: “My Brain Is Growing!” 9 Ways to Teach A Growth Mindset to Kids • Six Seconds – Many of us have heard of a growth mindset applied to team performance or individual performance, but if you are someone’s favorite … Continue reading
Link: Why walking makes you a better worker – Excellent article with good research backing up the claim that being out in nature is physically and mentally healthful. The research is solid and encouraging. Especially notable to me was the … Continue reading
Link: The 25-50-25 Principle of Change – Interesting article whether you lead a small team or the whole organization! https://ift.tt/2TiI07N