Use The Power of Optimism to Transcend Worry, Anger and Fear
When it comes to leadership styles, most leaders tend to live by the phrase “never let them see you sweat.”
It’s the idea that no matter what obstacles come your way, or troubles you face, it’s your burden to bear.
After all, as the leader, it’s our responsibility to take on the big stuff:
And yes, big problems.
Your team looks to you for guidance, so it stands to reason that…
Are you facing mental, emotional, or physical burnout? And perhaps you know that this is an important moment for you to pause and hit that reset button, and maybe reach out for help to make your mental, emotional, and physical health a priority?
If you’ve been watching this Summer Olympics in Tokyo, most likely you’ve witnessed some of the most incredible bravery of all time.
And one of my favorite stories is that of gymnast Simone Biles.
The world watched in shock as Simone Biles, one of the most decorated gymnasts of all time,…
Use The Power of Optimism to Let Go of Criticism and Boost Your Personal Growth
One of the biggest traps we fall into as people is the criticism of others.
When someone makes a mistake, or even simply performs a task differently than how we would have done it, our first instinct often is to criticize …
Especially in a position of leadership.
When the line between constructive feedback and outright criticism becomes blurred, it can negatively impact the performance of your team.
A key to being a…
Use the Power of Optimism as a Leadership Power to Spread Good Cheer and Uplift Others
Can a smile and cheerful attitude change the world?
Your snap response might be “no.” But though a simple smile might not end wars or eliminate climate change on its own, your cheerful countenance could change the world by simply helping one person have a better day.
Think about how dogs greet their owners at the end of a day. They act as if you are the most amazing person they’ve ever seen, and…
Use the Power of Optimism to Overcome and Release Mistakes and Pursue Greater Achievements
Everyone makes mistakes. Some people let the shame and embarrassment of their mistakes limit their actions and motivation to achieve success.
Transformational leaders, on the other hand, can turn their mistakes into learning opportunities by harnessing the power of optimism.
This article is the seventh in a series exploring The Optimist Creed, written by Christian D. Larson, a renowned American New Thought leader, teacher and author.
We’ve covered Promise #1, …
It’s bathing suit season again! Are you bikini ready? Are you beach body confident?
What do you think and feel when you hear those words? Delight or dread?
When I was a professional modern dancer in my 20s, you would think that bathing suit shopping was fun, right?! Not at all.
Because I suffered from an over-active inner critic, bathing suit shopping was stressful and dreadful every summer. Sometimes I’d even walk out of the dressing room crying because I felt so bad about my body. And I was actually underweight at the time.
Use the Power of Optimism to Transform Your Leadership by Celebrating Others’ Success with this Leadership Promise
When we achieve a goal, it’s normal and completely expected that we are thrilled, proud and joyful. But have you ever had an experience where you’re just as thrilled, proud and joyful about someone else’s achievement?
If you’re a parent, the answer is probably yes. But adopting this same level of enthusiasm and celebration about people other than your own children is a key to harnessing the power of optimism as a transformational leader.
Use the Power of Optimism to Create the Results You Want
In business, as in life, you’ll be called upon to make critical decisions where the stakes are high. If things work out well, you’ll achieve something great. But if they don’t work out, you could face devastation and ruin. The power of optimism and optimistic leadership can be used in these high-pressure situations to ensure the right decision.
My client Francisco is an excellent example of how you can use the power of optimism to discern which decision will help you create the results you…
Have you ever been in a situation where you like a guy, but things are progressing slower than you expected? It’s only natural to be left with doubts like “Does he even like me?”
In this post, we’ll discuss why some guys take it slow, the signs he’s into you, and how you can be sure you’re on track to a great relationship!
The fact a guy is taking so long to progress things could be GREAT news for your relationship…
But how do you know if it’s…
Ever wondered how to stand out and be the one woman he admires and thinks about? In this article, I’ll share 3 things any woman can do to make a man fall head over heels. (I know these work from personal experience… because my wife used them on me!)
When I first started dating my wife, there were three things she did that made her stand out for me and paved the way to the greatest love story of my life.
In this post, I’ll share exactly what these 3 things are, and how…