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Are You Aligned?

Have you ever felt like you were on a roll? Everything seems to be going your way. Time slows, and you see clearly. Past the noise and distractions, you’re able to zoom in on the essential. You instinctively know what to do, and you have the profound feeling that you...

The Super CEO

I worked with a brilliant CEO possessing a strong sense of purpose and a clear vision of where he wanted to take the company. He spent a lot of time and energy turning his plans into reality, acting like an all-capable Superman—flying from meeting to meeting,...

The Power of Positive Emotions (excerpt from Aligned)

Cultivating positive emotions is an essential element of effective leadership. When you project these emotions, you set the tone around you and model a positive attitude for your team. Sigal Barsade of the Wharton School has studied how leaders’ emotions shape the...

Ways to Refuel to Reclaim Some Mental Space

To make room for your intuition and stay connected with your aligned self, you need to reclaim some mental space. Let your brain take a break! Breaks allow you to check in with yourself and refuel. Checking in helps you align with yourself as you step back, get some...

Daily Questions

Every day, ask yourself, “Have I done my best today to move closer to what I set out to do or be?” Keep going for several months. Over time, as new habits take root, remove ones you have successfully addressed. You will see change and positive progress.

1. Did you find happiness today?
2. Were you positive today?
3. Were you nice to yourself today?
4. Were you confident in yourself today ? In your work?
5. Did you focus on your key objectives today? Did you manage your time effectively?
6. Did you focus your energy on what you can change or have an impact on today?
7. Did you communicate effectively? Are you in alignment with what you wanted to achieve?
8. Were you able to be truly “present” and listen to others?
9. Did you follow your intuition today?
10. Did you receive feedback today and think of it as a “gift”?