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Classic Example of External Motivation

Classic Example of External Motivation

This ad from 5 hour energy is a funny example of external motivation – and a good reminder of why we need to engage intrinsic motivation!

Posted October 12, 2017 by in Life


Engage Intrinsic Motivation
Advice on Coaching Leaders

Advice on Coaching Leaders

People often get promoted because of technical expertise, but lack the leadership skills required to lead people. In this video from Six Seconds, Josh Freedman and Marilynn Jorgensen discuss how coaching can help leaders take it to the next level.

Posted October 12, 2017 by in Business


Leadership. Coaching
Facebook Emotions Are Contagious

Facebook Emotions Are Contagious

Emotional contagion exists, but does this translate to the world of social media? Can we catch others’ emotions when we see them online? A study done by Facebook makes a convincing argument that we can – and do. This article recapping the study is from Scientific American Mind.

Posted October 12, 2017 by in Life


Neuroscience
How I Found My Why

How I Found My Why

It took hitting rock bottom for Simon Sinek to find his why. In this short video, he tells his story of how he found his why – and the impact it’s had on his life.

Posted October 12, 2017 by in Life


Purpose Pursue Noble Goals
A Pause Is Essential

A Pause Is Essential

How do we shift out of the typical patterns to become more present and proactive in our interactions? Having the ability to pause is an essential component. Josh Freedman and Susan Stillman discuss why pausing can be the difference between following patterns that don’t serve us and forging a new way.

Posted October 5, 2017 by in Family , Life


Apply Consequential Thinking children parenting
Why Mindfulness Is a Superpower

Why Mindfulness Is a Superpower

Mindfulness has become a buzz word, but is it really worthy of all the hype? This animated video talks about mindfulness and the ways you can use it to improve your life.

Posted October 5, 2017 by in Life


Mindfulness
Name That Emotion with Murray!

Name That Emotion with Murray!

Let’s play Name That Emotion with Murray from Sesame Street! It’s a game Murray leads where they name the emotions that participants are feeling. A great video related to emotional literacy for kids!

Posted October 5, 2017 by in Education , Family


children Enhance Emotional Literacy parenting
Negative Emotions Are Key to Wellbeing

Negative Emotions Are Key to Wellbeing

Is embracing negative emotions a key to wellbeing? This article from Scientific American makes a compelling case that so-called negative emotions are essential for mental health.

Posted October 5, 2017 by in Life


Happiness
All It Takes Is 10 Mindful Minutes

All It Takes Is 10 Mindful Minutes

This TED talk is by former Buddhist monk and mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe – and it’s about how only 10 minutes of mindfulness every day can be truly transformative.

Posted September 28, 2017 by in Life


Mindfulness
Creating a Powerful Leadership Presence

Creating a Powerful Leadership Presence

How can you create a powerful leadership presence? We have all met those people who have a magnetic confidence and trustworthiness about them, but how can we cultivate those qualities? In this video from Six Seconds, Josh Freedman and Marilynn Jorgensen discuss this vital question.

Posted September 28, 2017 by in Business


leadership… relationships
How to Cultivate Belonging in a Divided World

How to Cultivate Belonging in a Divided World

People today feel like they are losing a sense of shared humanity with those they disagree with. In this article, social scientist Brené Brown talk about her research into this trend and her tips for cultivating belonging in an increasingly divided world. It’s more important now than ever.

Posted September 28, 2017 by in Life


Apply Consequential Thinking Increase Empathy Navigate Emotions
How to Get Better at Achieving Your Goals

How to Get Better at Achieving Your Goals

This article offers research-backed tips for getting better at turning your goals into reality. An article from the Greater Good Science Center.

Posted September 28, 2017 by in Life


performance
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