How are your listening skills? In this video, I share three effective strategies to be a better, more mindful listener. Do you have any listening strategies that you have found work well for you? Share them with me in the comments below.
One facet of the Self-Awareness strategy of my Benatti Resiliency Model® is purpose. I ask all my clients to articulate their purpose because it provides them a framework for making better career decisions and enhancing their leadership. What is purpose? Webster’s dictionary defines purpose as “the reason for which something exists.” I define it as the contribution [read more…]
How intentional are you being? It can be difficult to stay positive day in and day out. Try giving yourself one intention question every morning and then remind yourself of the question throughout the day. Find out which questions I ask myself, to be my best self, in this video!
When I was coaching in Boston yesterday, I asked my six coaching clients, “How has your week been?” All six said, “Too busy!” How do you recharge every day so you don’t get caught up in the rat race and end up depleted and exhausted? I coach many different personalities in many different organizations and [read more…]
I am so in awe of the amazing Olympic athletes! There are lots of little goals that the Olympians have accomplished to get where they are today. I would like to share three recharge goals that will help you have the energy and space you need to accomplish your goals in your career and personal [read more…]
Resolutions—bah humbug! It drives me crazy that people insist on making New Year’s resolutions on January 1 after one of the most exhausting and busy times of the year. Bad timing is just one of the reasons research shows that 80% of New Year’s resolutions will not come to fruition. January should be a time [read more…]
This month, I invited my friend Janet Huehls to be my guest author. We have been close friends for over 30 years, having met in high school typing class and been friends ever since. We are fortunate to have interests and passions that connect our careers too! Janet is a clinical exercise physiologist who motivates [read more…]
People come into our lives at different times. We appreciate them but seldom celebrate them during their lives. I recently lost my coach Pat Schuler who passed away from a sudden illness. She was a friend and mentor for almost ten years. When she presented at a Career Coaching Conference in 2008, I knew that [read more…]
A note from Beth: It is exciting to feature my friend and colleague as a guest writer on my blog. Like me, Ed is a leadership coach and we have had the opportunity to collaborate on facilitating many leadership training sessions. I am proud to announce that Ed’s book, Raising Your Visibility and Value, came out [read more…]
I just facilitated a Communication MBTI Team Building Training at the Augusta Levy Learning Center in West Virginia. My college roommate, Kathy Shapell, started the school twelve years ago because there were limited educational resources for children with autism that focused on best practices. The Center now has 29 employees and sees success with their [read more…]