Have you ever heard the phrase “fake it until you make it”? It famously became popular from a TED talk by Amy Cuddy, where she describes how our body language doesn’t just influence how other people receive us, but how we feel about ourselves. Cuddy identified that things like adopting a power pose (think Wonder Woman)Continue reading “Monday Mojo – Believe In You”
Have you ever walked in to a room and just known that tension is there? You can’t see the conflict, but you can feel it. I talked about this in my interview with Paula Vail, and why I make the case for having “No Whinge Zones” in the house (essentially choose to have arguments outdoors,Continue reading “Monday Mojo – Speak It Out”
What do we do when things get difficult?
What’s the difference between sympathy and empathy? As it turns out, quite a bit.
Have you ever thought of yourself as a “leader”? Many people conflate management with leadership; the way I describe it is like this: leaders care about people, managers care about process; a leader will buy you a coffee, a manager will ask for the receipt. People can be both – and very good at itContinue reading “Monday Mojo – Dare to Lead”