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.

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:

Ordinary People Inspired to Become Extraordinary Leaders:The Kite Network

Sometimes we are awed by the power of ordinary people who have experienced something so powerful, so profound, that we think that they might never recover, to step up and use that personal experience to bring light and love into the world.  Such is the story of Doug and Julie Stotlar and Jeff and Lisa Pitts, ordinary people who each experienced perhaps the most tragic loss anyone can imagine-that of a young child,  and who went on use what they had learned to help others.

Together, they founded The Kite Network, a peer support network providing free services to those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Not a  counseling or therapy center, the Kite Network simply provides caring, support and a listening ear from  peer counselors who understand at a very deep level because they too have  had a similar grief journey.

Join me tonight as I  interview two of the co-founders, Julie Stotlar and Lisa Pitts, about. their individual journey’s. Listen in as they share how they each took a tragic loss, which could easily have crushed the spirit of many, and turned it into their inspiration to step up and become extraordinary leaders, and  to provide support  and comfort to others through this unique organization.

Do you know someone who has turned tragedy into triumph? Has take something difficult as an inspiration to be more? Is that someone you?

Share your thoughts and experiences with us today.  We value your ideas!