“That’s never going to work”, “We’ve tried that before”, “The problem is…” Does this sound familiar? Do your good ideas get shot down before you or others have a chance to finish a sentence? It only takes a few times before people start feeling unappreciated and develop an attitude of “Why bother?”. Research has shown people […]
We are featuring a TED talk from Amy Cuddy, a Harvard Business School researcher, who tells us proven methods to increase our confidence and power with simple little tips about adjusting our body language. These simple tips also come with a great story! We frequently talk about how communication impacts our interactions with the people around us. From the patients you treat, […]
Remember: It’s not always about money. In Dan Pink’s TED talk, he eloquently conveys that once basic money needs are met, then autonomy, mastery and purpose becoming motivating factors for people. In fact, money can actually demotivate people and cause worse results. “There is a mismatch between what science knows and what business does.” Dan Pink […]
What is the biggest struggle you are having right now in your organization? Could your idea or discovery change the future of your industry? Chances are people are at the heart of your concern, or I should say the avoidance of people. Imagine seeing your naysayers as a contribution to your cause and not the problem behind it? […]
If you are like most people, you are plagued with thoughts day and night that are disempowering. You talk to yourself in ways you wouldn’t tolerate from anybody else. This negative self talk does more than just make you feel bad; you often get “talked out of” the very things you really want to do […]
Brené Brown is a researcher-story-teller on a quest to find the whole-hearted. Her story of authenticity, courageousness and compassion will alter your perspective on how human connections and empathy can positively impact your life.
We’ve heard many leaders say “I want change BUT…” or “this sounds like a great idea BUT…”. Consider that whatever follows that BUT, is just an excuse or fear holding you back from getting what you really want. The silly thing is that we (you) are the ones putting the concern there. To be clear, […]
Check out this powerful TED talk on the 7 Deadly Sins of Speaking – what Julian Treasure calls viral misery. Sound familiar? Of course not in EMS. The good news, there is an antidote to this toxic virus… HAIL – To great or acclaim enthusiastically Honesty: be clear & straight Authenticity: be yourself Integrity: be your word Love: wish people well