Good intentions are no better than wishful thinking without specific actions that can turn them into a repeated practice. Practices are the bridge between our aspirations and our attaining these desired changes in our behavior.
Goals & Practices
Some messages early life held me back from reaching my potential. They were because my actions were taking people out of their comfort zones.
When you’re at your best, you do your best. Taking care of yourself is the foundation for being at your best in your personal and professional life.
Look for Joy and You’ll Find It. We must navigate a challenging surge in the virus, threatening to invade our lives for the third year in a row.
How to have a growth mindset: believe your brain can change, hear your fixed mindset, recognize you have a choice, think in a growth mindset, persist.
I had projects to work on, but would escape to the more comfortable. I overcame my lizard brain impulse to run and learned how to accomplish more.
Think about why you are so busy and yet not focusing on what you want. Until you understand why, you are not going to understand how to change.
Think about your organization. Are people paid to “do” and not to think? Are they expert but with a veneer of cynicism? Do they resist change?
Thinking of a poet's dedication to their practice reminds me of what it takes to form a habit and change neurological pathways.
As we embark on a unique fall semester, I have spent time questioning the assumptions I hold about others’ behaviors and tendencies.