Silver Lining Psychology in the Press
Dr. Patricia Thompson is an award-winning corporate psychologist who has been featured extensively in the media. Read on for a sample of some of the articles in which she has provided expert advice.
How Mindfulness Helped a Workplace Diversity Exercise
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW
A couple of years ago I was invited to facilitate an offsite training for the diversity committee of a Fortune 500 company. In an era in which “diversity” has become a buzzword in the business world, the firm’s interest in the topic was both admirable and understandable. Read more
5 Totally Doable Ways to Level Up in Your Career (That You Can Start Right Now)
How to Fall Back in Love With Your Job
Dreading the sound of your morning alarm? You’re not alone! Women of color are among the least contented at the workplace, with about one in three reporting overall job satisfaction, according to data crunched by Vanderbilt University. Read more
Unexpected Lessons In The Art Of Failing Gracefully
Everyone hates the “F” word—failure. But in business, and in life, it goes with the territory. Whether it’s launching a business, trying something new, or simply putting yourself out there, you’re taking a risk. Read more
3 Ways to Prevent Your Workload from Crushing You
Making Gratitude Part of Your Company Culture
Thanksgiving provides an opportunity to reflect on all that we’re grateful for, but for some companies, gratitude is not a once-a-year occasion, but is a value embedded in their company culture. Read more
7 Ways to Be a Better Leader
If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, you need to first be a successful leader. After all, motivating and inspiring your team to come in every day and do their best work is arguably the single most important aspect of the job. Read more
Why Whiners Don’t Win at Work
Huh? How to Be a Better Listener
The Network Journal
Being a good listener is vital in business. Listening is an important skill in business because it is an essential communication tool. Read more
Are You Really Embracing Workplace Diversity?
7 Habits of Highly Resilient People
Have you ever noticed how some people are stressed during transitions while others seem to be unfazed by it all? People who can face failure, or stressful situations, without getting overwhelemed are showing emotional resilience. Read more
Using Failure as Fuel: the Anti-Bio
The failed start-up. The lost job. The botched client pitch. The college rejection letter. Most missteps along our career path make us cringe and want to put the experience out of sight Read more
You’re Only Hurting Yourself By Not Taking Your Vacation Time
Startup Blues: How to Stay Motivated When Launching a Business
Why Taking Breaks Makes You More Productive
Mind Body Green
Before I decided to launch my own business, I worked for a busy corporate consulting firm. There was a lot about that firm that was great: the staff was bright and talented, we took pride in our work Read more
ARE YOU A MINDFUL LEADER?
Research shows mindfulness improves emotional intelligence, focus, communication, stress management, and leadership. Take our quiz to see how mindful you are in your work!