You don’t have to be successful to be happy, but if you’re happy then consider that a success. Here are five things successful people don’t do to have both. We all want to be successful. Many of us work hard for more money, status, and/or visibility assuming it will lead to the good life. While more of this stuff might mean more “success,” it can come at a great cost. Without checking in with ourselves, we can forget that more success doesn’t always mean more happiness and end up feeling anxious, disillusioned, or burned out. Add to this all the uncertainty we’re navigating and we end up grasping for things to control and freaking out about the things we can’t. That’s why I became a coach and a facilitator. As you’ll read here, I’m heavily invested in helping people be both
Here are two things you can do to during this COVID crisis to overcome mental haziness. I will show you to shift your perspective to manage uncertainty. We’re into week three of Shelter-in-Place here in the San Francisco Bay Area. The novelty is wearing off in our house and we’re sobering up to the new normal. Trying to find the balance of being mom to two children, wife to a restaurateur, and coach to my clients has been a moment-by-moment effort in navigating with grace. I’m supposed to be good at this because I’m a transformational coach. But, I too, need to reach out to my support system and get coached by my colleagues. While settled in with my family I feel a surreal sense of peace and calm despite the anxiety of uncertainty that surrounds us all. But, beyond
With the velocity that technology is evolving, businesses are continually needing to recreate themselves to stay relevant. As companies channel their resources to keep up and compete for the brightest minds, they are also dedicating resources to their employees’ well-being.
The best life design is the one that fits how you’re designed. One tool for revealing your design is the Enneagram. The Enneagram is a well-respected assessment that helps us uncover our deepest motivations.
Stop and think about why we might feel compelled to use “but.” We like to be right. Neuroscience tells us we can even become addicted to being right (Gotta love that dopamine hit). Our desire to be right can oftentimes interfere with our virtuous aspirations of innovating, connecting, and inspiring others.
As a coach, I hear so often that clients feel frazzled, burnt-out, and unfulfilled. They want to rest, connection, and wellness, but their calendars are full and they won’t let themselves slow down. Why?
Everything we want – either to gain, change, improve or remove something from our life – is not for the thing or change itself. It’s because we think it’s going to make us FEEL a different way.