Most of us that have occupied the cubicles of corporate America have experienced the paradox of company values. They grace the walls of the office, are read in new-hire documents and sales support and heard talked about during all-staff meetings.
They're meant with the best of intentions. They're intended to guide and measure and provide character reflection for how the company intends to hold itself.
Infrequent does that intention and impact measure up. Perhaps that's be
High-Quality Thanks vs. Low-Quality Thanks
Experiencing gratitude, whether receiving or giving, is one of the greatest catalysts for experiencing a sense of well-being. It would make sense that we'd want to experience gratitude, whether giving or receiving, as "effectively" as possible. Turns out there's a couple of different ways to "say thanks."
Low-Quality Thanks (L-QT) – Let's start with an example: Christy buys me a new pair of running shoes and gives them to me at di
What I'm Learning, Part 1 Part of the experience of pushing ourselves physically and experiencing discomfort is to prove to ourselves that we can. That we're strong enough. Tough enough. That we can "handle it." When we choose to suffer, our beliefs and sense of self-efficacy keep us pushing forward, allowing us to cross that proverbial finish line.
But what about when suffering chooses us? When the pain and suffering isn't something that we opted for. Like losing a job, or