I’ve just achieved something I don’t think I’ve ever done of my own volition as an adult: exercising and moving every day for a month. Angela challenged me last month to do this 30-day challenge, and I quickly converted it into my 30/30 challenge — at least thirty minutes of movement for thirty days. Staying […]
Editor’s note: I recorded this for the Productive Flourishing podcast long after I originally published this post. I hope you enjoy it. Learning to be present cures a lot of ills and prevents them from happening in the first place. (Tweet this) Frustration, anxiety, regret, and worry often come about because we’re consumed by thinking […]
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Pace Smith, The Pathfinding Coach. Are you feeling unmotivated? That might be a red alert, signaling that you are off your path and that you must make a change immediately. On the other hand, it might be a false alarm, signaling that you need to, like, eat […]
Have you ever experienced a situation in which, despite terrible planning and decision-making, a team rallies and accomplishes a daunting goal through valiant efforts, long hours, and/or sheer tenacity? Most of us have, and it’s all too often the case that this rallying becomes a new norm or expectation for a team. After all, if […]
At a foundational level you’ll be less engaged if you aren’t doing work you consider worth doing.
Heidi Johnson’s guest post explores recent research around workplace engagement and explains a proven framework to help you get more of it.
Using the three levels of engagement, Heidi shows you how to develop your own Mastery Plan to become an expert who is motivated, deeply engaged, and most importantly, happy.
“The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.” – Thucydides A while ago, I was having a conversation with someone who was straddling between her old life and the life she wanted to live. I happened to be giving a presentation in the room that represented the life she wanted to […]
“You may forget the one with whom you have laughed, but never the one with whom you have wept.” – Kahlil Gibran Have you ever been in a conversation with someone and felt a huge disconnect, as if you were talking on completely different levels? If so, the disconnect you felt was likely because you were communicating […]
I wanted to share the story below, pulled from Facebook. It’s from Sonia Quinones, a Lift Off Alum Family Member who recently decided to leave her job *** I finally told the coworkers about my resignation. My manager arranged it so I’d be the last to speak at our staff meeting which ended about 2 […]
I was talking to a client the other day who kept making references to the Big Project that came her way that would radically change her trajectory. All she needed was just that one Big Project and then she would start doing some of the things that were closer to her genius zone. I listened […]
I’ve had trouble with what this website has been about since the start. This trouble has come in two stripes; one stripe has been talking about what it’s about to others and part of it has been about what it is to me. It was a lot easier back in the day when it was […]