5 Ways to Get Better at Asking for Help – HBR

Here’s a great post from the Harvard Business Review, with ideas that not only apply to work and career, but in all areas of your life.

I know from experience, both mine, and that of many of my clients, many of us could get better at this….

ripple
5 Ways to Get Better at Asking for Help – HBR.

Taking the sting out of criticism at work

Most people have a hard time responding effectively to negative feedback.

Here’s a good article from Fortune Magazine that may help you to think about it,
and subsequently, respond to it in a different way:

Little Girl Covering EarsTaking the sting out of criticism at work.

Barbara Natterson-Horowitz: What veterinarians know that doctors don’t | Talk Video | TED.com

What do you call a veterinarian that can only take care of one species? A physician. In a fascinating talk, Barbara Natterson-Horowitz shares how a species-spanning approach to health can improve medical care of the human animal — particularly when it comes to mental health.

To my physician readers and clients particularly, check out this amazing talk from TEDMED:

via Barbara Natterson-Horowitz: What veterinarians know that doctors don't | Talk Video | TED.com.

Kindness is evolutionarily wired into us

new-born-baby-200ng073008

Take a look at this fascinating, (short), video about the neurobiology and physiology of compassion and kindness.

Daecher Keltner from the University of California-Berkeley discusses new research coming from his lab and others that explains the scientific brain-wiring that makes this happen.

(Really worth watching!)

Kindness is evolutionarily wired into us.

“Why great inventions need help,” Eran Bashan – TEDxCQ in Belfast – YouTube

A few weeks ago Eran Bashan, a very interesting guy who happens to be both a former client of mine, and, the founder and CEO of a very innovative organization,sent me an email letting me know that he had recently had the chance to give a TED talk in Belfast.(See link below.) He told me that the talk is about “disruptive inventions, how you get them to be used, and why horses are useful.”

I’d be curious to hear your thoughts. Feel free to share.

“Why great inventions need help," Eran Bashan – TEDxCQ in Belfast – YouTube.

Easy Steps To Get Respect

Aretha

R-E-S-P-E-C-T_ Find out what it means to me.

Nice article from Maria Gamble at Forbes about how to get respect, and, the relationship between respect and trust.

Easy Steps To Get Respect.

The Scientific Pursuit of Happiness | Science | Smithsonian

What does the Dalai Lama have to teach psychologists about joy and contentment?

Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/the-scientific-pursuit-of-happiness-100375676/#feCz1pFelxpQztqe.99
http://bit.ly/1cGUiGv
Monks2

The Scientific Pursuit of Happiness | Science | Smithsonian.