During a low point in my life, one of my best friends shared a simple piece of wisdom that has stuck with me after all these years.
4 youth ministers share strategies for robust youth programmingU.S. Catholic
Creativity, communication, and authenticity are key to building relationships with Catholic youth.
Type One and Type Two: A Useful Model for Understanding Fun and WorkWomen in Leadership Nexus
Categories can be a useful tool for understanding ourselves.
Ouch but Thanks: 3 Tips for Making the Most of Negative FeedbackAmendo
It’s hard enough to accept our own limitations, let alone to have someone else draw attention to them. But not only is receiving feedback a component of most jobs, it’s also a doorway to growth. Learning how to accept and integrate negative feedback productively has made me a better employee, co-worker, and person.
Alternative Job TitlesWomen in Leadership Nexus
It’s worth considering what alternative job descriptions we’d like to inhabit, because once identified, we can figure out how to incorporate aspects of those dreams into our ordinary lives, adding some fun and variety to the everyday, and also helping us claim a different side of our multifaceted identities.
Dream JobWomen in Leadership Nexus
I am gainfully employed in work that is meaningful and engaging, but I still find the question “what’s your dream job?” useful in orienting my short-term priorities and long-term goals. It helps me add zest to my work through tapping into my passions and dreams and it helps me determine how to most meaningfully spend my free time.
Pragmatic Problem SolvingWomen in Leadership Nexus
The first step in solving problems is assessing the actual problem. Making this practice “step one” when encountering challenges will save time, mental energy and emotional stamina, better equipping me to solve the real issues at hand in any given situation.
How Watching Others Lead Helped My CareerAmendo
Action-Reflection-ActionWomen in Leadership Nexus
As leaders and as human beings, we have both the capacity and responsibility to grow into better versions of ourselves each day. Reflecting on our actions and allowing the insights gained to impact our future actions is one way of pursuing continual growth.