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4 Reasons to Actively Support Your Perfectionists

Are you a big picture thinker who’s just kind of ‘meh’ about the specifics? Are you a leader who subscribes to the “done is better than perfect” philosophy? Do you thrive on building the plane as you fly it? Are you someone who is all about experimenting and shifting gears as you go along?

If so, awesome! Because today’s episode of The Survivor's Guide to Thriving Podcast is specifically for you!

Because today, I want to talk to you about me! Well, not me...

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How to Make Video Meetings More Effective

Are you one of the tens of thousands of people who got to learn how to work at home in the last 6-8 weeks? Are you also one of the thousands of people who has gotten completely burnt out and overwhelmed on video meetings?

You’re not alone!

While video meetings – via platforms like Zoom, WebEx or Adobe Connect – are great tools for remote workers (and were helpful in creating face-to-face interaction during quarantine), too much of a good thing can be…well, too much....

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Tools to Run Your Virtual Team

I don’t know about your experience, but when I started working remotely five years ago, it was a steep learning curve! How do I best stay in communication with my team? How do I make sure I don’t miss a deadline? Where can I access all of our files? No matter what we like to imagine, working from home is NOT the exact same thing as working in an office – especially when it comes to the nuts and bolts of doing your work.

Today, I'll dig into why it's SO important to be...

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Are You Making These Common Communication Mistakes?

One of the most common conversations we have in coaching sessions is around relationships – relationships with managers, with spouses, with children, with friends, with coworkers. We are social beings and we depend on our relationships functioning well in order to experience connection, personal satisfaction and professional success. No matter how independent we think we are, we have to work and live with other people – so when those relationships aren’t functioning,...

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Ep. 134: We're All Doing the Best We Can

In this episode, Mark Jewell is talking about leadership – and the responsibilities we have to those we lead. He digs into the stories we can tell ourselves about other people, the three elements that impact performance, and how we can support those on our team most effectively.

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Ep. 133: Embracing the Random of Life!

In this episode, Amanda covers the third and final strategy that can help us feel a greater sense of stability during crazy seasons of life. Today she’s focusing on embracing “random” and how we can leverage it to recharge…so that we can keep serving others and bringing our best selves to the table.

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Ep. 132: Getting Clear on Your Reason

In this episode, Amanda continues looking at strategies that can help us feel a greater sense of stability during crazy seasons of life. Today she’s focusing on finding reason and how we can leverage it to be more purposeful in our actions.

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Ep. 131: What Does the Rhythm of Life Look Like?

Life feels really unstable right now – almost like you’re on a ship being tossed around in the storm, just wishing you had something to hold onto. Over the next few episodes, Amanda’s digging into ways we can create that sense of stability we desire. First up? Creating a new rhythm for life. She shares:

  • How routines can create consistency
  • Why you may want to use realistic daily goals as your foundation
  • The benefit of using anchoring activities to guide your day
  • The...
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Ep. 130: Using This Crazy Time for Reflection

Are we living in crazy times right now or what?! In this episode, Amanda is sharing three reflection questions she’s using to process all the feelings. That includes:

  • Considering how we can learn something from this (even if we’re not excited about it)
  • The importance of creating support networks for hard times
  • Developing a practice to shift out of judgement (especially when it’s really easy to be judge-y)

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Feeling Winless? Maybe You're Playing the Wrong Game...

mindset development Mar 30, 2020

Winless.

Like “scoreless” in sports, “profitless” in business, “emotionless” in relationships and “directionless” in life.

It’s the feeling, despite planning and goal-setting, that we’re not getting the results we’re looking for, not making progress. It’s the recurring thought, “I’m not accomplishing anything.” Sure, we’re moving through our days. We wake up, drink our coffee, eat breakfast,...

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