ou brain is wired to be negative. It’s designed to be a threat detector. Negativity just happens to be our most useful cognitive tool for survival. If it’s not managed well, can be a major contributor to relationship problems, depression, and lower levels of achievement and performance than we desire. This happens when our brain resorts to COGNITIVE DISTORTIONS to process experiences and choose how to behave. These distortions end up being major derailers for us.
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Leaders who are serious about overcoming the major causes of virtual employee disengagement – Disconnection, Distraction, and Deactivation can practice the 3 C’s of Virtual Employee Engagement. Leaders must lead in a different way when leading virtual employees. They must bring the best of themselves in three core practices of Connecting People, Coaching Performance, and … Read more
The ongoing Covid-19 crisis has altered our way of life in many ways. Nowhere is this more true than in how we accomplish our work. For better or worse, virtual work is how we must get business done. And while many believe remote work has a great chance to increase employee engagement, there are 3 … Read more
Imagine for a second what you could do if you could boost your brain power by 20%. Imagine what 20% more energy, 20% greater cognitive ability, and 20% higher emotional control would do for you. If you were able to boost your brain power by 1/5 of your current capacity, it would have an immense … Read more
The field of Neuroscience has taken great strides over the past 10 years in understanding how the brain and nervous system works. While in the past neuroscience findings have been mainly used for medical purposes, discoveries are now being applied to many other parts of our lives, including our work. Dr. David Rock’s book, … Read more
I recently completed a research study investigating the impact of leadership character. I’m always curious about what leads to people being motivated and engaged at work. There are certainly many reasons why a person chooses to be more effortful, but one of those reasons doesn’t have a lot of research backing it. So about two … Read more
The statements we make to people during critical times can either support or hinder their potential. That’s why I call these statements “Power Messages.” The event is crystal clear in my memory. I was fifteen years old and a sophomore in high school. I was being driven home after a church youth activity by … Read more