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If you rated your leadership style and ability to inspire and motivate others, how would you score? Would the people you lead agree?
When was the last time you felt overcome with frustration, fear, or anger at work? What’s the best way to deal with these emotions?
How do you deal with your difficult feelings? Do you try to wish them away, bottle them up, or stew over them? Is there a better way to deal with these emotions?
What stories do people tell about each other in your workplace? Are they stories that improve or undermine their relationships?
Does your team get tangled up in interpersonal distress? How do you make it safer for your people to speak up?
What do you see when you look around your workplace? Boredom and disinterest? Here's how to turn things around.
Is there a real business case for helping people to be happier at work? Or is it just a dreamy aspiration? Or at best a passing fad?
Does your team feel exhausted from trying to keep up with the pace of change in your workplace? Should you be trying to create control or let the chaos happen?
How do the conversations you have at work generally leave you feeling? And how does this impact your relationships and your performance?
If you’re like most people, you fail to stick with your daily goals about twenty percent of the time. What's the best way to reverse this trend?
Do you find yourself struggling to have tough conversations at work? What is it that makes these conversations so tough?
Do you wish you could solve the world’s problems—or at least the problems of your workplace? What’s the best way to tackle them?
It seems everywhere we look there are formulas promised to make us happier. . Is it just the latest fad that’s likely to come and go? Or is there more to happiness at work?
Do you ever wonder if being too kind could hold you back from success? Could being too understanding of others leave you standing at the bottom of the career ladder?
Is helping others at work wearing you out? Is there a way to be generous and helpful without getting burnt out in the process?
Feel like you can’t keep up with the pace of change in your workplace? Wish you could slow it down, and the stress and conflict that often go along with it?
With the growing desire in workplaces for innovation and creativity, where does this leave you if you’re convinced creativity is simply not your strength?
Could racing to tick all the tasks off your list every day be undermining your happiness?
What gets you out of bed each morning? How often do you really ask yourself this questions? What might start happening if you do?
Despite your best intentions and efforts, are your well-being programs falling short of the long-term outcomes you hoped to achieve? What might your program be missing?
Unfortunately, life can sometimes take a turn for the worse. How confident are you to navigate your way through these kinds of challenges?
Does being away from your computer or smart phone leave you feeling anxious and a little out of control? Is our addiction to technology making us happier?
How often do you feel you’re hitting your power zone at work? We’ve all had these moments (even if they were fleeting), but can you intentionally create more of them?
When it comes to doing more of what you do best each day at work are you missing the mark? So what’s the best way to put your strengths to work?
Let’s face it, the reality is most workplaces can make it hard to have your ideal day very consistently. But what if small ideal moments done often could improve your wellbeing?
Do you wish that you could change the culture of your organization? What does it really take to create a culture of motivated, high-performing employees?
Are you struggling to deal with someone whose only interest is to take from others so they can make themselves look better?
What’s the best way to deal with a taker at work?
While focusing on your strengths has been found to have all sorts of benefits, could ignoring your weaknesses come at a cost?
Are you struggling to get people on board when it comes to embracing change in your organization? How can you work with people’s brains to make change easier?
It’s become more difficult to feel confident that we’re making the right choices, which is impacting our well-being.
Michelle McQuaid is a workplace wellbeing teacher translating research from positive psychology and neuroscience into practical strategies for health, happiness, and business success.
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