Stop Sitting on the Sidelines of Your Life!

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As a therapist, I hear a lot of people struggling with “imposter syndrome”. Imposter syndrome, for those who may not know, is basically feeling like an imposter in your role at something – like you don’t really belong.   For many this self-limiting feeling of doubt becomes a performance obstacle or worse, a non-starter.  This phenomenon is interesting to be because…

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10 Tips for a Mindset of Leadership

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10 Tips for a Mindset of Leadership    Tip 1: Be a Great Follower Yes, you read that right. Tip number one to successfully living leadership, is to first, and continually, become a great follower.When many professionals talk about the Mindset of Leadership, they often seem to miss a step. That is, most leaders don’t become leaders right out of…

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3 Predictors of Job Satisfaction That Matter Most

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There are three predictors of job satisfaction that matter most: 1. The relationship with one’s immediate supervisor 2. Level of autonomy 3. Feeling valued and appreciated Here’s how to improve each one. 1. Value the strength of the relationship more so than the productivity numbers. If you value the numbers over the relationship, you’ll get neither the numbers or the…

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Taking a Step Back: The Unlikely Way to Actually Increase Compassion Satisfaction

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Feeling burnout and apathetic in your work? Struggling with Compassion Fatigue? We’ve all been there. We begin to feel like the compassion satisfaction when we first started the job is lost and unlikely to come back. Well, perhaps less is more… According to the book, Peak Performance, it’s important to remember the following script: Rest + stress = growth. Don’t…

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Motivation is a Myth

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Motivation is a Myth Personally, I believe motivation is a myth. The myth is that we must be motivated to act. The trouble with this “motivation first” attitude is that it backfires. We think motivation is like a bubble. The longer we wait, the bigger it gets, the more likely we are to burst into action. The truth, however, is…

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