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Webinar: Are You A Collaborative Leader?

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BPS Occupational Digest: Perfectionism: The Good, The Bad, and The Way Beyond

BPS Occupational Digest: Perfectionism: The Good, The Bad, and The Way Beyond | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it

 In general, perfectionism is associated with weak productivity thanks to putting off completion of tasks or hitting walls in creative areas, and to personal frustrations.

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4 Easy Ways Nice People Can Embrace Productive Conflict

4 Easy Ways Nice People Can Embrace Productive Conflict | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
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Passive aggressive behaviour between team members exacerbates a conflict situation, you can't move on without a direct adult conversation. It can take courage to do that without making things worse.

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What is Decidophobia?

What is Decidophobia? | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
Everybody has trouble making a big decision now and then. However, individuals who suffer from decidophobia have so much fear about decision making that the disorder disrupts daily living.
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Interventions such as cognitive behavourial coaching and rational emotive behaviour coaching can help with fear of making decisions (decidophobia) in the workplace. 

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Do You Suffer From Impostor Syndrome?

Do You Suffer From Impostor Syndrome? | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
Have you ever had the feeling that you didn't really know what you were doing, and it was just a matter of time before someone realized it and exposed you as a fraud?
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Morag Barrett's curator insight, December 28, 2013 8:12 PM

I (and most of the people I know) experience this feeling regularly! In my upcoming book Cultivate. The Power of Winning Relationships I talk about this internal voice and how it can undermine our success.  I talk about a six step slide... 1 - 4 takes nano seconds, the climb back from 4 to 6 can take longer without an Ally to help...

1. This is awesome

2. This is tricky

3. This is awful

4. I am awful

5. This might be tolerably ok

6. This is awesome

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Fail Your Way To Amazing Things

Fail Your Way To Amazing Things | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
Our definition of failure, and our path in life, is shaped by three things: Passion, Purpose, and Attitude. We need to re-define what failure means to us.

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Beth Kanter's curator insight, November 4, 2013 2:41 PM

Doubts kill more dreams that failure ever will. 

Anne-Laure Delpech's curator insight, November 5, 2013 1:10 AM

"les doutes tuent plus de rêves que l'échec"

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I'm an impostor! How to stop feeling like a fraud...

I'm an impostor! How to stop feeling like a fraud... | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
Despite achieving success, many business leaders doubt their skills. Here are four tips to help overcome impostor syndrome.
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Webinar: Are You A Collaborative Leader?

Webinar: Are You A Collaborative Leader? | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it

 In today's wired world, we need to work more collaboratively than ever before, and many executives realize that they need a new p...

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Get Your Gravitas On: 6 Secrets of Executive Presence

Get Your Gravitas On: 6 Secrets of Executive Presence | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
For most people promoted to senior positions, having a strong, influential voice at the big table is not standard equipment -- it takes work. Here you will find some practical steps you can take.
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Inside Glossophobia: Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

Inside Glossophobia: Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it

Glossophobia, or fear of public speaking, is a condition that effects as much as 75% of people. During a flare-up, symptoms may include sweaty palms, shortened breath, heightened blood pressure, nausea, stiffening of neck and upper back muscles, dry mouth, and a distinct desire to flee the premises.

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So, you want to be a creative genius? - Fortune Management

So, you want to be a creative genius? - Fortune Management | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
Here are five levels and types of creativity, from the easiest to the most difficult to master. (Are you a narrative genius or a mimetic one?

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Creative Thinking: How to Be More Creative (with Science!)

Creative Thinking: How to Be More Creative (with Science!) | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
Creative thinking is an important part of producing things that people love. Here's the science behind creative thought and ingenuity.

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John Michel's curator insight, March 17, 2013 4:23 PM

Have you ever wished you were more creative?

If you do creative work, have you ever suffered from a creative block and been stuck wondering what exactly is wrong, and how you can get yourself out of it?

Of course you have, I mean, who hasn’t!

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7 Surprising Reasons You Procrastinate

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Why Wait? The Science Behind Procrastination - Association for Psychological Science

Why Wait? The Science Behind Procrastination - Association for Psychological Science | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
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3 Ways to Spark Employee Passion

3 Ways to Spark Employee Passion | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
Passionate employees are not born, they are made through thoughtful leadership. Here are three ways in which you can help bring the best out of your team.
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When Decision Making Is Agony - The Fear of Getting It Wrong

When Decision Making Is Agony - The Fear of Getting It Wrong | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
Trying to make a decision in a relationship, job, finance or choosing a location all involve the same problem, the possibility of regret. That ability we have of placing ourselves in the future and looking back on that moment of choice with horror.
Vicky Ellam-Dyson's insight:

Interventions such as cognitive behavourial coaching and rational emotive behaviour coaching can help with fear of making decisions (decidophobia) in the workplace and beyond.

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Angie Mc's curator insight, November 13, 2013 7:56 PM

Being prepared, taking action, and staying present in the moment helps.

Robin Fass-Perlmutter's curator insight, November 17, 2013 8:14 AM

This is a great article on decision making and Letting Go.  So much of our inability to make decisions is based on our attachment to the outcome and fear that we will make a mistake that is life and death or perceived to be so.  This article covers the importance of using intellect and intuition, tuning into our inner voice our true sense of knowing.  This is very challenging but so important!

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Decidophobia: Fear of Making Decisions

Decidophobia: Fear of Making Decisions | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it

Making decisions requires confidence. It requires a degree of certainty. When tough decisions with serious consequences are called for, it can be difficult for some people to know what is best. The fear of making the wrong decision can cause a sort of mental paralysis in those who suffer from Decidophobia. They may feel angry and agitated when faced with choices, because they are unsure of themselves

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The Imposter Phenomenon: Fear of being found out...

The Imposter Phenomenon: Fear of being found out... | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
Monica El Gamal discusses the imposter phenomenon: that feeling that you’re not qualified enough, getting by on a fluke, faking and bluffing your way through, or fearful of being “found out”.
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Feeling like a fraud: The Impostor Phenomenon

Feeling like a fraud: The Impostor Phenomenon | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it

There are three defining features of impostorism. The first is a feeling that other people have an inflated perception of your abilities. Second is a fear that your true abilities will be found out, and third is a persistent tendency to attribute successes to external factors, such as luck or disproportionate effort. 

 

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Are You a Collaborative Leader?

Are You a Collaborative Leader? | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it

CEO of Chatter recognised that the success of their product relied heavily on top management working more closely with the people within the organisation who had critical customer knowledge and were adding the most value. Collaboration was key to future success.

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Full Harvard Business Review paper here: http://img.gotomeeting.com/g2mimages/ad/pdf/areYouACollaborativeLeader.pdf

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Why Public Speaking Scares You And How To Overcome Your Fear

Why Public Speaking Scares You And How To Overcome Your Fear | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
If you can analyze your fear, you'll be able to relax and engage your audience.
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Mamta Sharma's curator insight, November 6, 2013 4:31 AM

Afraid of public speaking! Know how to overcome it!

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White Paper: "How To Cultivate Gravitas"

White Paper: "How To Cultivate Gravitas" | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
Gravitas A dictionary definition of gravitas is “a serious and solemn attitude or way of behaving”. To the ancient Roman republic, it meant dignity, seriousness and duty, one of the essential virtu...
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The Failure-Tolerant Leader...a must for innovation

The Failure-Tolerant Leader...a must for innovation | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it

More and more executives understand what innovators have always known: that failure is a prerequisite to invention. A business can’t develop a breakthrough product or process if it’s not willing to encourage risk taking and learn from subsequent mistakes.

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Full article here: http://athens.src.uchicago.edu/jenni/klmcarn/FILES/papa/hbr20.pdf

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10 Qualities Every Leader of The Future Needs to Have

10 Qualities Every Leader of The Future Needs to Have | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it
Aggressive, result-driven leaders have long been considered the best entrepreneurs. But collaboration and communication are proving to be far more valuable these days.

Via The e.MILE Community, Alexis Assimacopoulos, Dean J. Fusto, John Michel, Wise Leader™
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John Michel's curator insight, October 30, 2013 10:37 AM

The closer everyone in the organization comes to achieving his or her singular potential, the more successful the business will be. Successful cultures encourage their employees to keep refreshing their toolkits, keep flexible, keep their stakes in the stream
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Doris Palomino's curator insight, October 30, 2013 12:51 PM

I believe that if you really wanna move from good to great in organizations, then you should really consider leaning on betas... ""Yet I am seeing increasing success from "beta" startup cultures where the emphasis is on collaboration, curation and communication". 

Mamta Sharma's curator insight, November 4, 2013 12:33 AM

leaders are not only born they can be created too!

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The Wisdom of Deliberate Mistakes

The Wisdom of Deliberate Mistakes | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it

While few companies are willing to commit to a course that looks like an error, the power of intentionally taking the wrong road can be seen in the high payoffs that have come from strategies that initially seemed like mistakes.

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Ten Signs You Might Have a Fear of Failure

Ten Signs You Might Have a Fear of Failure | Coaching Psychology for a Better Workplace | Scoop.it

Everyone hates to fail but for some people failing presents such a significant psychological threat their motivation to avoid failure exceeds their motivation to succeed. This fear of failure causes them to unconsciously sabotage their chances of success in a variety of ways.

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