Building a positive mindset in times of uncertainty and chaos, is critical to your ability to not only survive, but thrive. Ever have one of those days when everything was going well, and then one negative moment sends you spiraling? Have you laid awake at night dwelling on all the criticisms you received instead of the compliments? Heck, even turn on the news, and all the bad stuff makes headlines while good news is practically just a footnote.
How do you lead when you don’t have a title? You don’t have to be a C-suite executive or top brass to be a great leader. Leadership begins when you believe you can make a difference, you gather the courage to step up, and then take action. Unfortunately, I’ve seen over and over again how effective leadership skills can become stunted by our fears and perceived limitations about ourselves.
Experiencing fear and uncertainty is unavoidable in life — but, boy, has 2020 really taken it up a notch. The challenging events of the past six months have tested our collective mettle like never before, leaving many people highly stressed and off their game professionally.
If you struggle with overthinking and underperforming, you’re not alone. Endless meetings, emails, projects, to-do’s, choices, decisions, information can add up to serious overwhelm — and serious indecision.
High performance habits are the critical foundation in any world-class organization, team, or individual contributor. On the first day of flight school, we learned a precise plan for ensuring high performance that I still use to this day.
Feeling depleted, uninspired or simply “meh”? You might be experiencing burnout, a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion experienced by millions of Americans.
We are a nation of highly stressed, anxious and overwhelmed individuals. Even before the pandemic, professionals in the U.S. were grappling with stress and burnout.
Eight years ago today, I lost one of the most important men in my life-my Dad due to a patient safety error. Words cannot express how much I miss him.
To reach any level of high-performance or to build a high reliability organization requires teamwork. Success requires leadership that sets a clear vision and defines what success looks…