Stay Engaged in Difficult Situations: The BOAT Process
Here’s a simple four-step process that can help you get engaged. It’s called BOAT (Breathe, Observe, Accept, Think) because it can keep you afloat during turbulent times and help prevent you from sinking into the energy draining patterns of resistance. The BOAT process can be used during times of duress and throughout the day to…Read More
Energize Draining Activities
Step 1 Does it need to be done? Check to see if the task actually needs to be done. If the task doesn’t need to be done, you’re done with it. Step 2 Do I need to do it? If the task does need to be done, see if there is a person more suited…Read More
What is a Growth Mindset and Why Does it Matter?
A growth mindset is an attitude of curiosity, and even eagerness, when facing a challenge. It is cultivated by focusing on one’s growth, process, and efforts whereas a fixed mindset is reinforced by: tying one’s personal value to the results one can produce focusing on efforts to prove whether one is talented or not the…Read More
Maintain a Growth Mindset for more Creativity, Wellbeing & Effectiveness
1. Celebrate difficulty. It often means brain growth It’s the times when we are really stumped that often prompts the most brain growth. So, when you feel you’re at an end think, “Yes! my brain is growing. Perfect.” 2. Use the word “yet” When you are struggling with an important task, remind yourself you can…Read More