How to be Mentally Strong After a Loss

   In the last blog post, I talked about pressure tests. They are the tests that come along in life to challenge us mentally, physically, spiritually, financially, and in our relationships and usually, they involve crises or loss in our lives.

Facing Your Pressure Test

I’m a fan of the MasterChef franchise: MasterChef Canada, Australia, and the United States and of the Great British Bake Off. If you haven’t watched any of these shows, the premise is that a small number of home cooks compete against one another in pressure tests to win a grand prize (usually loads of money).Continue reading “Facing Your Pressure Test”

Leadership Moments: Get Out of Your Own Way

“We have met the enemy and he is us” Walt Kelly, From the Pogo comic strip Do you find yourself tugged in two different directions?  One direction is comfortable, safe, and known, but boring, tired, or done. The other direction is new, your next big move and scary! It means that you must make aContinue reading “Leadership Moments: Get Out of Your Own Way”

Great Managers-Here’s What the Gallup Report Found

I came across this 2015 Gallup report, “The State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders,” and wanted to share these interesting findings. Gallup has studied this issue globally for over forty years and concluded that great managers have innate abilities.   Gallup is an international firm that provides advice and analytics to helpContinue reading “Great Managers-Here’s What the Gallup Report Found”