Category Archives: Intrepid Entrepreneur

Brain Coach: Optimism Squared–Span & Subtleties

For many years, I wasn’t aware of how “routinized” my ability to worry, catastrophize, and feel guilty had become! It was a habit that I hadn’t realized was part of my daily life. And with every worrisome thought, I caused … Continue reading

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Brain Coach: Rational vs. Emotive Optimism

Earlier, you heard about “Rational Optimism”—how we can lean toward thinking about positive outcomes for the situations in our lives. This is the cognitive (thinking) side of Optimism.

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The Internal Career Coach: The Employee Who’s Afraid to Talk to the Boss

A group of career coaching colleagues and I had a discussion recently about what prevents employees from being proactive about managing their careers with their current employer. One theme that surfaced quickly was… The employee’s fear of talking to the … Continue reading

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What Are You Addicted To?

We all have known people who seem predisposed to seeing the glass “half-full” or “half-empty”—the optimists vs the pessimists, the perky Pollyannas vs the Debbie Downers, the Susie Sunshines vs the in-the-dumps Eyores of the world. Why the difference?

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