There’s no two ways about it. Losing your job is hard. Whether it has everything to do with your performance, or nothing at all, it’s still hard. But as I’ve said so many times before, often as I’ve struggled with my own adversities, success in life isn’t always about the opportunities we create but how we respond to it’s setbacks. I remember being literally thrown onto … [Read more...] about Bouncing Back from Job Loss, Faster, Wiser and Better off
You are probably familiar with the words of my friend Marianne Williamson. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world.” It’s a powerful message that has become famous for a reason (and is often incorrectly attributed to Nelson Mandela). So many … [Read more...] about Quiet Your Inner Critic
Dad has taught me a lot about the power of gratitude (which we practice each time we give thanks). He taught me that gratitude can be a tonic in difficult times and lift our spirits when we’re down; that it’s not about how much or little you have, but the story you tell yourself about it. Dad, like all people who’ve made it to his ripe age in life (he’s 82) has had his share … [Read more...] about What Dad Taught Me About Thanksgiving
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re someone who wants to do well in your work and be paid well for it. But you also want more than that. You want to feel that it serves some purpose greater than a paycheck or a position. Albert Einstein said, “Ever more today people have the means to live, but not the meaning to live for.” That has only become truer over time. … [Read more...] about Live From Purpose
Think about the people in your life who you can count on to encourage you to do more and be more than you may otherwise believe. Now just imagine if you had double that amount of people cheering you on and supporting your success? As human beings, we are innately social creatures. Accordingly, we are at our very best when we feel a sense of belonging and are deeply connected … [Read more...] about Who’s In Your Tribe?