Monthly Archives : January 2017

Leaders must confront dysfunctional communication as soon as it occurs

Craig heard a story from his colleagues about some bad behavior on the part of a coworker who was a relative newcomer to the company. He sent an email that was extremely critical of the coworker to the leader of…

6 View / January 29, 2017

A sense of being in control of yourself forms the core of self-confidence

Confidence comes from having favorable expectations for achieving positive outcomes. Our every action is affected by the extent to which we feel we can count on ourselves and others to deliver what’s expected. When we feel confident, we’re willing to…

4 View / January 22, 2017

Take time to determine your top priorities

If your life were to turn out really well, what picture comes to mind? When positive psychologists study people who are extraordinarily successful and satisfied with their life, they discover that they’re people who’ve taken the time to determine what…

2 View / January 15, 2017

Balancing hormones may help weight fight

Angie – a 50-year-old aerobics instructor who gets plenty of exercise – was one of those people who just couldn’t shed her extra weight no matter what she tried. She had struggled with strong cravings (especially for sweets) since her…

5 View / January 9, 2017

Shrug off the bad in life, embrace the happiness

Are you planning to make a New Year’s resolution? I hope not. They rarely work. In fact, there’s a high probability that you’ll fail and then become so discouraged that the problem you wanted to resolve will worsen. One reason…

8 View / January 1, 2017