How To Build Better Relationships On Your Team And In Your Life – Choose Your Response

Have you ever had someone react differently than you expected to something you said? We all have and there is something you can do about it.  Anthony Robbins says “The meaning of your communication is the response you get.”  If you don’t like the response you are getting, change your approach.  Okay but how and … Read more How To Build Better Relationships On Your Team And In Your Life – Choose Your Response

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Building Resilience – Harvard Business Review

Gen. George W. Casey, speaks with Master Resilience Training School students during a recent visit to Fort Jackson, S.C. U.S. Army photo by Susanne Kappler.

What makes one person grow from experiencing a trauma, another gets through it to be basically the same as they were before the trauma (resilience), and yet another fall apart?  Dr. Seligman shows how training can move people towards growth as the result of the trauma.  “These are the people of whom Friedrich Nietzsche said, “That which … Read more Building Resilience – Harvard Business Review

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What Creates Energy in Organizations?

The authors talk about eight decisions that increase energy and that these questions can for a diagnostic. The authors say “energy is created in conversations that balance several dimensions of an interaction. Hitting the midpoint, or sweet spot, of these five dimensions…”  People are energized by interactions on these five dimensions: Interactions in which a … Read more What Creates Energy in Organizations?

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The Power of Small Wins – Harvard Business Review

The Power of Small Wins – Harvard Business Review, by Teresa M. Amabile and Steven J. Kramer, May 2011. The results of the research of managers perceptions shows that most (95%) fail to understand what is motivating to staff. Make sure you read the section “A Surprise for Managers” section.  The author reminds us about … Read more The Power of Small Wins – Harvard Business Review

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