What’s your preferred approach to deal with stress?

Our reader poll today asks:  What’s your preferred approach to deal with stress? Exercise and physical movement: 50.2% Meditation: 7.9% Taking time off: 14.7% Distracting yourself: 14.1% Something else: 7.8% I don’t know how to deal with stress.: 5.2% Get up and move. Clearly physical activity is the most popular form of stress relief. Whether it’s a […]

Dealing with a Manipulative Person

Manipulative people are challenging and terrifying to deal with. They prey on fear, insecurity, and uncertainty to get what they want. Deception isn’t out of bounds for them. Dealing with them requires you to change the game. We’ve all encountered or dealt with a manipulative person at some point in our career. These people induce […]

Strengthening Thinking as a Mechanism to Building Resilience

The ability to manage and strengthen your thinking goes a long way toward making you more resilient and better able to deal with the daily challenges you face. Today’s post is by thougthtLEADERS principal Maureen Metcalf. During a time when we are facing natural disasters and geopolitical uncertainty, many of us are trying to find […]

Are you a procrastinator on big projects?

Our reader poll today asks: Are you a procrastinator on big projects? – Absolutely not – I tackle projects as soon as I can: 24% – Not really – I’ll procrastinate from time to time: 44% – Kind of – I put off most things with a few exceptions: 24% – Absolutely – I always wait […]

Can Resilience Differentiate You as a Leader?

Resilience is the ability to maintain flexibility and focus when dealing with massive change. Leaders who possess this skill can differentiate themselves and lead their teams more effectively. Today’s post is by thougthtLEADERS principal Maureen Metcalf. In times of uncertainty, resilience is one of the most important skills for us to have. I define it […]

4 Ways an Unhealthy Lifestyle Affects Your Ability to Lead

An unhealthy lifestyle can decrease productivity, reduce creativity, increase absences from work, and negatively affect our moods and relationships. Are you living a healthy lifestyle that enables you to be a better leader? If not, when will you start? Today’s post is by Helen Sanders, chief editor at Being a leader requires hard work, […]