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Steps To Make Receiving #Feedback Easier

Getting feedback at work can be stressful. Luckily, NPR’s Life Kit has tips to make the process less intimidating: Life Kit: Steps To Make Receiving Feedback Easier

Here Are Some Key Differences Between British, Canadian And American English

English with Lucy presents the subtle but significant differences between Canadian, British and American English: Here Are Some Key Differences Between British, Canadian And American English – Digg

10 Positive Traits To Look For In Long-Term Relationships

Knowing how to identify the positive traits to look for in long-term relationships will help protect your heart. Watch for these 10 things: 10 Positive Traits To Look For In Long-Term Relationships

How to Find and Delete All Your Old, Unused Accounts

Don’t ignore your old accounts just because they’re a pain to delete: How to Find and Delete All Your Old, Unused Accounts

Can Walking Reverse Brain Aging?

A recent study finds that exercise can strengthen the brain and improve memory: Can Walking Reverse Brain Aging?

What Makes This Song Great?

Rick Beato dissects U2…

7 Ways to Boost Emotional Wellbeing

What you can do to create more positive emotions and boost emotional wellbeing: 7 Ways to Boost Emotional Wellbeing

Know better. Do better.

In this short clip, Robert de Niro plays a penitent who had taken on a heavy burden to compensate for his sins. Watch what happens next…

Yesterday, I met with a manager over an issue that I was afraid to discuss with him. The frustration had gained interest over a long period of time and in a short, direct conversation it was gone. The weight that I carried was cut from my back and today I am relieved.

Maya Angelou says ‘when I know better I do better’. I know better but I didn’t do better. Know better and do better!

What Happens When Americans Can Finally Exhale

“People have now lived through 14 months of pandemic life. Millions have endured a year of grief, anxiety, isolation, and rolling trauma. Some will recover uneventfully, but for others, the quiet moments after adrenaline fades and normalcy resumes may be unexpectedly punishing. When they finally get a chance to exhale, their breaths may emerge as sighs. “People put their heads down and do what they have to do, but suddenly, when there’s an opening, all these feelings come up,” Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, the founder and director of the Trauma Stewardship Institute, told me. Lipsky has spent decades helping people navigate the consequences of natural disasters, mass shootings, and other crises. “As hard as the initial trauma is,” she said, “it’s the aftermath that destroys people.”” Go to the Source: What Happens When Americans Can Finally Exhale

10 Rules for a Modern Masculinity

The new masculinity playbook will give life more meaning: 10 Rules for a Modern Masculinity

The Case for Radical Transparency via @fierce_inc

“Susan Scott is a best-selling author and leadership development architect who has enabled top executives worldwide to engage in vibrant dialogue with one another, with their employees, and with their customers for two decades. A recognized thought leader in the global business and education communities, and recipient of the 2008 Stevie award for Entrepreneur of the Year. Susan and her company, Fierce, Inc., are committed to large-scale and individual transformation through the principles set forth in Susan’s books and her company’s customized corporate training programs.”

Get her books here…

Radical Candor Podcast via @candor #recommended #podcast #communication

Listen to the Radical Candor podcast to learn to give and receive radically candid guidance and feedback like a boss: Radical Candor Podcast | Learn Our Feedback Framework

Happiness is…

Seeing your calendar blocked out for a week to go to California to visit family!

Knowledge and wisdom

It’s OK

Leadership via @simonsinek

Leadership is not a rank, it is a responsibility. Leadership is not about being in charge, it is about taking care of those in your charge. And when we take care of our people, our people will take care of us.”

All I Want Is You via @U2

How to Hold Contradiction with Grace

Holding emotions in tension is essential for our well-being and growth: How to Hold Contradiction with Grace

Parental alienation

Divorce is hard enough on children without parents actively seeking to destroy what’s remaining of the relationship with the opposite parent. “Often we think that this is a problem between two parents who cannot get along, and it’s not: it’s typically one-sided.” If you know of an ex that is actively trying to involve children in the divorce, these TED Talks could be useful for you…

Learn more about parental alienation here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parental_alienation or here.

Surviving Parental Alienation

If I knew then what I know now: Surviving Parental Alienation

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