meaningcenteredleadership

What’s Got You Stressed: 5 Important Questions to Consider

Politics, COVID-19, Work, what’s got you stressed? It seems Americans have several major sources of stress. A recent study by Kevin B. Smith of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln found that over 90 million Americans say they have experienced stress due to politics. Smith states, “Large numbers of Americans are convinced that politics is exacting significant social, psychological, and even physical costs on their well-being.”  Gallup’s research also found that the United States and Canada report the highest rates of daily…

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One Simple Resolution We Can All Use

One simple New Year’s resolution we can use this year is to have more fun. I know that sounds antithetical to most New Years’ goal setters. We seem to focus on goals that call for us to sacrifice. Give up this, do more of that, but you have to ask yourself, does that work?  As a chronic gym goer, I can tell you the January swell usually lessens by February. We set out year after year to get more out…

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Ignite Your Leadership with Effective Coaching

Effective Coaching has been shown to inspire strong employee outcomes.* Coaching has the potential to profoundly deepen employee engagement, empowerment, and expertise. Throughout the book Meaning-Centered Leadership: Skills and Strategies for Increased Employee Well-Being and Organizational Success, we discuss the impact of effective coaching. (Your Coaching Playbook – chapter 13) Effective coaching begins with active listening, which involves hearing the whole statement without jumping to a quick fix or conclusion. It helps to set the stage for deep interpersonal influence. In…

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