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….

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

Kindness is evolutionarily wired into us

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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.

Your Real Competitive Advantage | LinkedIn

Cupped Hands Holding Maple Leaf in AutumnGratitude is powerful.

It can make the difference in the quality of your day, the quality of your team, and the entire culture in a workplace. Here’s a short article with some wonderful ideas about how to incorporate more gratitude into your life and that of those around you. Let me know if you have other ideas to add.

Your Real Competitive Advantage | LinkedIn.

In the Company of Givers and Takers – Harvard Business Review

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This is really interesting! How do you show up? How do the people in your organization show up?

In the Company of Givers and Takers – Harvard Business Review.

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Love this post! Collapses a whole bunch of brain science research into some quick, usable information. What can you do better at today?
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The Habits Of Supremely Happy People.

Employees Who Feel Love Perform Better – Sigal Barsade , and Olivia Mandy O’Neill – Harvard Business Review

Here’s a very />interesting article from from Harvard Business Review on the effect of love in corporate culture. I’ve certainly experienced this, and hope you have too.

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Employees Who Feel Love Perform Better – Sigal Barsade , and Olivia Mandy O'Neill – Harvard Business Review.

Women & Co. – Managing Your Career – 5 Tips to Being an Efficient Mentor (Yes, You Do Have Time!)

Some great tips here! Enjoy this short article:

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Women & Co. – Managing Your Career – 5 Tips to Being an Efficient Mentor (Yes, You Do Have Time!).

Having A Purpose In Life Could Protect Brain From Mental Decline, Study Suggests

Yet another reason why having a sense of purpose in your life and life’s work is critical to your well-being. Here’s a new study that shows the preventive relationship this may have to the decline of cognitive function as we age. ( I don’t know about you but I’m for anything that can help with this!)

Se the full article below:

 

Having A Purpose In Life Could Protect Brain From Mental Decline, Study Suggests.

Also, if you are interested in knowing more about brain-science and sense of purpose in organizations, you may want to set a reminder to listen to my two upcoming radio interviews with:

Warren Buffett, Bill Gates Giving Pledge Gets 12 More Billionaires To Commit Over Half Of Their Fortunes

Here’s some really wonderful news!  In a sea of bad news, and negative information, it’s great to hear about some people who really have the resources to make a difference stepping up and doing so.

Peer pressure and encouragement can really make a world of difference and Warren Buffet has the concept.  Thanks Warren!

For the full article read below:

arren Buffett, Bill Gates Giving Pledge Gets 12 More Billionaires To Commit Over Half Of Their Fortunes.

Coaching tips:

  • Have you thought recently how you can be making a difference?  It’s good from time to time to re- evaluate how you are spending your time, your talents and your resources or access to resources.
  • Take the time to schedule a “possibilities” session with yourself.  (Actually put it on your calendar so that it really happens.)   How are you uniquely able to have a bigger impact? What things could you let go of to make space for that to happen?

(Let me know what you come up with.)   🙂