The way we feel can be triggered by outside events.
that can change how we act.
the way we act can reinforce how we feel.
course, the opposite is true as well, and far more in our active control.
How we act always changes how we
Two mood-changing actions:
is a perfect moment for upskilling. For a sprint in learning something difficult to learn. Not
because a teacher or a leader made us do it, but because we chose to. Not only
do we get to keep that skill forever, but
the act of taking control and expending the effort will change our mood.
- My upskilling focus? Continuing to add skills and practice conducting activities for
our interactive virtual learning experience sessions.
2. And this is the perfect moment for generous
connection. Going way beyond the
news of the day, we have the chance to create intimate digital interactions
- How are we creating connection at Aha!
Leadership remotely? We are holding virtual coffee breaks. We are designating 20 minutes for casual
conversation via video chat. We are
celebrating wins, exchanging personal updates and even sharing a funny meme or
two. It provides us the positive
connection people crave.
- Who says you can’t have cake with coffee? Our intern turned 20 years old this week and here is a picture
of us celebrating with her virtually…pajamas and all! While it may not be her ideal way to
celebrate her new decade, I am sure it will be one she will retell fondly for
years to come. A little coordination
with a family member for the surprise went a long way!
a significant posture shift, one which might change who you see when you look
in the mirror.
might not be able to do anything about external events, but we have control
over our actions. Sometimes, it’s hard to stare right into that opportunity,
because it comes with a lot of responsibility.
As leaders of our teams, our families, people
are watching….what can we model? What
will you learn today? Who will you teach?
Judy Rathwell, Project Manager-Aha! Leadership
Seth Godin Blog 3.23.20