The Two Keys to Improving Your Mindsets
Because of the foundational role your mindsets play in how you live your life, improving your mindsets is life-transforming. It has been for me. I focus on four sets of mindsets that range from negative to positive. Before I knew anything about mindsets, I used to be on the negative side of each of the […]
Mindsets: The Circuit Board of Our Mind
What part of us is responsible for why we process and operate in the ways that we do? Our mind. Yet, personal development efforts rarely focus on the mind. With advances in both psychology and neuroscience, we know more about the brain than ever before. Although most of this learning has occurred in the past […]
The Science Behind Shifting Your Mindsets
A poor description of “mindsets” is that they are a “state of mind.” A better description of “mindsets” is that they are mental lenses that cause us to see the world in unique ways.” The most accurate description of “mindsets” is that they are neural connections that operate as our brain’s circuit board, directing how […]
Care For Your Mindsets Like You Do Your Teeth
What do you do to keep your teeth healthy? If you are at least the average person, you: Go to the dentist every six months for a deep clean Spend 5-10 minutes every day caring for your teeth (brushing, flossing, etc.) Now, consider this… What is more important for your long-term success: your mindsets or […]
Becoming a More Positive Influence: Heal Thyself and Lead from Heart, not Hurt!
Learn what Brené Brown has to say about: 1. What prevents leaders from being more effective, 2. How it is critical for leaders to become more self-aware in order to become more effective, and 3. What is required of leaders to actually move the needle on their effectiveness.
Becoming a More Positive Influence: Show Appreciation
The difference between recognition and appreciation can mean the difference between being a weak positive influence and a strong positive influence on those you lead.
Becoming a More Positive Influence: Improve the Lenses You Use to See the World
How we see the situations we encounter shape our ability to be a positive influence, someone that others want to follow.
Becoming a More Positive Influence: Enhance Your Emotional Intelligence
According to Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves, the authors of Emotional Intelligence 2.0, they found that across over 100,000 senior executives (including 1,000 CEOs), managers, and line employees, the people in organizations that have the lowest EQ are those in the C-suite.
Becoming a More Positive Influence: Know How to Build Trust
If we can better understand how we evaluate trustworthiness in others, we can do a better job of managing the trust that others have in us.
Becoming a More Positive Influence: Start with Rewiring Your Brain
If we have developed the wiring for a certain orientation, or if we rely upon one side of our prefrontal cortex, does that mean that we are stuck? No! We can rewire our brains to navigate life more effectively and become more of someone others want to follow.