In our fast-paced world, where political divides, global challenges, and tribal mindsets often consume our thoughts, it’s easy to overlook the fundamental need for self-care and emotional well-being. This blog post delves into the profound practice of answering three simple yet transformative questions: What brings you happiness and joy? What are you grateful for? Who and what do you love? These questions, explored through the lens of mindfulness and positive psychology, are not just a luxury but a vital act of self-preservation and leadership. They enhance positive emotions, promote gratitude, and nurture social connections. The post highlights practical applications, such as daily journaling and mindful conversations, to help individuals navigate life’s complexities, strengthen their mental and emotional health, and contribute to a more compassionate and connected society. Learn more!
Last week we shared our mid-year reflection check-in, a series of questions to help you zoom in on how the first part of the year has gone and zoom out to look forward in order to create the best possible end of the year. In this episode, Brian, Linda, and I share our own mid-year reflections. We handpicked a few of our check-in questions as examples and also to share a little bit of insight into what Leadership Vision is working on as we look into the first half of this year and then look forward to the second half. Enjoy!
We hope you’re enjoying a fantastic week as we approach the Fourth of July holiday here in the united states. Like many of you, our team is taking some time off, so we thought we’d again share our mid-year reflection episode as we move into the second half of 2023.
This mid-year break or interruption in our regular routines, is an opportunity to reflect on how the year has gone thus far and plan for how we’d like the remainder of the year to unfold. So, whether you’re grilling, spending time with family, or simply taking a moment to yourself, let’s dive into some reflection questions that can help guide your assessment and shape your future endeavors.
In this episode, we uncover how considering the individuals within your team can be the key to unlocking remarkable success. We discuss why shifting our focus from the what and how to the who is crucial for effective leadership, share a powerful tool that can help you press pause, reflect, and build strong team foundations, and dive into real life examples of teams that have experienced this transformative journey. Whether you’re a seasoned leader, aspiring to become one, or a fresh new hire, this conversation will provide you with some practical insights and actionable steps to cultivate strong team dynamics and foster a culture of collaboration and understanding. Enjoy!
In this episode, we share a somewhat candid conversation about the challenge of recognizing personal needs and the connection between self-leadership and leading others. Throughout our discussion, Brian and I share personal anecdotes and observations about our struggles to name and prioritize individual needs. We also highlight the significance of understanding and addressing our own needs as a fundamental aspect of self-leadership and compassionate leadership towards others. Listen and reflect as we unpack these perspectives and provide some practical suggestions for recognizing and prioritizing your own needs as a leader. Enjoy!