Category Archives: Bigger Picture

Stop Waiting for the “Perfect” Moment

Many of us are hanging on to something special because we’re waiting for just the right moment to enjoy it. Maybe it’s that bottle of Bordeaux you brought back from your vacay in France. Or …

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3 Strategies to Avoid Choking Under Pressure

Choking under pressure—it happens to the best of us. We tank an interview and don’t get the job. We freeze while giving an important presentation. Or blank during a critical exam. And choking at a …

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Are These 3 Bad Habits Holding You Back?

Today’s poor choices can morph into tomorrow’s bad habits. Research from a classic study on habit formation found that it takes just over two months on average for an action to become habitual. That’s not …

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The Positive Power of Regret

This knowledge nugget comes to you courtesy of the Blacklight. Enjoy! You gotta love Scottie P. from the We’re the Millers, with his credo “no ragrets.” While it sounds bold and aspirational, in reality, most of us …

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Too Much of a Good Thing

This knowledge nugget comes to you courtesy of the Blacklight. Enjoy! If asked to name some of your core strengths, would attributes like these make the list? Driven Direct Easygoing Detail-oriented Cooperative Inquisitive Now, what if …

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The Feedback Sandwich is Stale AF

This knowledge nugget comes to you courtesy of the Blacklight. Enjoy! Most of us are familiar with the advice to couch or preface negative feedback with at least two positive messages, aka the feedback sandwich. …

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