Move beyond staying positive

I recently spoke with a man struggling to stay positive within his workplace. Several months earlier he had committed to changing his attitude. He had spent too many years complaining with coworkers and leaving the office at the end of the day emotionally exhausted. He didn’t want to be part of the toxicity that permeates his work group anymore.…

Learning from feedback

Receiving personal or professional feedback from coworkers, friends, or family can be scary, especially if you haven’t asked for it, or aren’t prepared to hear it. When someone tells you that they don’t like your perfume, your music is too loud, or your presentation induced comas…well, any of that feedback might feel overwhelming, threatening, or completely unfair. When…