We can’t prevent feelings we don’t like from happening. But if we’re willing to allow them in our bodies for a minute or two without trying to shove them away, we can teach our brain a new playbook for what to do next. Join me and Lulu as we talk about how to use the common emotion of frustration to learn this process.
Whether we’re wearing the hat of manager, leader or engineer, our jobs are about making decisions all day long. Patricia Perozo and I talk about why confidence is critical for making effective decisions, and why we resist it anyway. Then I’ll teach you the Self-Coaching Model – the framework backing much of my coaching work.
When our brain notices we’re experiencing an emotion it engages one of four responses: React, Resist, Avoid, or Allow.
Learn how to identify which you’re using, how to intentionally Allow an emotion, why sitting with anxiety is important for healthy relationships, and tips for reducing your body’s fight or flight reaction.
To lead well we need to be vulnerable with our teams – and with ourselves. Today Jessica Mink of Auth0 and I talk about why knowing what you’re feeling is critical for your emotional health, the right way to be vulnerable with your team, and why being vulnerable with yourself is required to hit big goals.
Discomfort is a critical emotion if you want to lead well, help your team grow, or grow yourself. In this episode Don Neufeld, CTO of ClassPass, and I talk about why discomfort is so important, why constructive feedback doesn’t have to be uncomfortable, and the right kinds of coaching questions to ask your team.
Ready to finally solve the process or cultural problems causing big slowdowns in your organization? This week I’m joined by Leadership Coach Jean Hsu to talk about why we don’t make time for these projects, even if we find them really exciting. Then I’m teaching you the three-part formula for finally getting them done.