Imagine yourself in a stressful situation where the only asset you can draw on in the moment is your wit and intelligence. The bad news is that during a stress response, the body becomes less intelligent and the individual is prone to reacting rather than responding with composure.
Many individuals feel powerless to help those adversely affected by certain global events. One example is President Trump’s Executive Order temporarily banning refugees from certain countries to enter the United States. There is a general feeling of angst and anger within the United States and worldwide despite the Order being struck down by the […]
Do you wake up each morning thinking ‘today I plan to experience failure and personal dissatisfaction’? Of course not. Humans are intrinsically born with the desire to continually experience joy and achieve personal satisfaction. And yet, sometimes we are adversely affected by others who behave in ways that appear to sabotage this intrinsic desire. […]
As a manager of people, I would often hear from concerned individuals about issues created by a particular co-worker. When addressing this issue with the co-worker, should managers approach the conversation with the assumption that the concerns brought forth are factual? How would that exchange play out when engaging the co-worker?