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Yoga-Based Tools for Mindful Leadership

Posted on May 1, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Relational, Spiritual

by Edi Pasalis Yoga is offered in almost every corporate gym in the world—but the professionals taking class don’t often realize that yoga can support them not just as a form of exercise, but also as a way of cultivating mindful leadership. Yoga is more than postures—it’s a suite of practices, often known as the eight-limbed path, that also includes lifestyle practices, breathing techniques, and meditation. This suite serves the...

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What Is the Meaning of (Your) Life?

Posted on Apr 24, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Relational

by Michael F. Steger Psychologists don’t study “The Meaning Of Life” (cue portentious music). Instead, we study meaning in life … as in the meaning you find in your life. We don’t know any more than anyone else why life is the way it is; whether the universe came into being for any particular reason; or whether you, me, or the person down the street is here on Earth for any higher purpose. What we look at is the...

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Leading with Strengths: Conversations That Connect

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Relational, Spiritual

by Jane Anderson Do you regularly have strengths conversations? A strengths conversation is a simple discussion about your strengths or someone else’s. Many of us probably don’t have strengths conversations often enough. We tend to rush through the day and focus on what’s urgent but not necessarily important. It takes intention and commitment to shift our mindset to what’s strong, but it’s worth the effort. In his book Mindfulness...

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Sometimes You Are Just Not Enough

Posted on Apr 10, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Relational

by Jillian Darwish Have you ever had the joy of attending a conference or workshop and been so energized by the content that you couldn’t wait to get back to the office or the classroom to start making changes? I hope everyone has had the opportunity to experience the joy that learning offers, as well the reward of creating positive change. We don’t, however, always have this experience. Sometimes we have a fantastic learning experience,...

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WholeRunner: Run Into Your VIA Character Strengths

Posted on Mar 27, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Intellectual, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

by Louis Cinquino The WholeRunner approach isn’t sports psychology. That field is primarily focused on competition: how the mind can make you a better athlete, a faster runner. This is not our primary goal. WholeRunner flips the script. We spend our time on exploring and explaining how your running can give you an even bigger prize than a faster half marathon time: to make your life happier and more positive. And if your half marathon time...

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Self-Care for the Coach, Part 1: SPIRE

Posted on Mar 20, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Intellectual, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

by Jennifer Hanawald Building a positive psychology–based coaching practice can be a rollercoaster. First there’s the exhilarating climb. The life-changing research. The magic of powerful questions. The positive psychology–grounded tools in action. Then we get assigned peer-practice partners. At this point, levitated by the likes of Sonja Lyubomirsky, David Cooperrider, and Laura King, we newly trained coaches have sailed to the highest...

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