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The people around you will shape you. They will help you stay resilient or they will help you go down in flames. Choose wisely!
You never know what each day will bring when you lead in a crisis.
Turning inward is not the answer right now. This is not the time for self-serving accumulation. It’s the time for self-giving generosity.
We need to stay informed. But constant exposure to bad news can mess with our brains. Here’s a simple practice to keep your brain safe: media portion control.
This crisis will demand that we are all our best selves -not just today, but for a long time. To do that, we will have to build habits of rest into our lives.
Distraction tempts us to live in the past or the future. It pulls us away from doing our most important job right now. We can leverage something as simple as breathing to beat distraction.
Here’s what’s really going on when we WFH.
When you feel scattered, it’s easy to become avoid what’s happening inside you by being superficial. That will get in the way of being your best self exactly when you need to be better than ever. The Action Replay is a practice that helps you notice what’s happening inside you and around you each day so that you can be your best self.
Instability makes this the perfect time to rethink our habits. Habits are like water. At one temperature, it is a fluid. At another, it can solidify into rock solid ice. This crisis has melted most of our habits. This may be the best time in your lifetime to rethink your habits.
Our patterns have been scrambled over the past few weeks. But here we are. Many of us are huddling with our leadership teams, each person experiencing their own version of being scattered. We still have to function. We have to make decisions. We have to care. We have...
“Scattered.” That’s how one of my favorite leaders replied when I asked her last week to summarize how she’s doing in one word. I don’t blame her. I feel pretty jumbled up myself most days. It’s no wonder when you reflect on how the world has turned upside down over...
Our world loves a hero. Thank goodness, there are genuine heroes at work in this crisis. But one of the lies we’ll be tempted to believe over the coming weeks is that we have to be heroes ourselves. Or that if our efforts are not spectacular, they are unimportant....