Tag Negativity

Healthy Habits for Emotionally Happy Entrepreneurs with Abby Howard

As an entrepreneur, you have to get comfortable living in your own mental space because, well, you spend an awful lot of time there. Negative self-talk, limiting beliefs, and destructive emotional patterns are quarrels that many business owners face daily. Together, social workers turned coaches, Reina Pomeroy and Abby Howard, are helping entrepreneurs establish skills for becoming emotionally healthy… That way our businesses can be healthy and flourish, too (details below on their upcoming webinar that you will not want to miss)! Both of these Gems were sweet enough to chat with me on their journeys, why it’s so important to pay attention to your head space, and how they’ve cultivated their own mental strength. While I had initially planned to pick and pull from each of their interviews to do a combined piece, I just didn’t have it in me to cut any of the personal stories and applicable tips they

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Banishing Workplace Negativity Before It Turns into Conflict

Lets face it — as business owners, negativity in the workplace can be a little terrifying and, perhaps, feel insurmountable. Workplace negativity breeds conflict and conflict is uncomfortable and gritty. It makes the entire team feel like things could fall apart in a flash. It is important to understand that conflict is a natural part of life and business. Negativity, however, is something to avoid or correct quickly. It can poison an otherwise healthy team.  We have all known negative people.  The ones who whisper under their breath during a meeting. The ones who seem to fight every suggestion and direction you, as the team leader, want to take them. The ones that give angry, passive aggressive responses when asked a direct question. What happens when you allow this negative energy into your company? It breeds. It grows from one employee to the next. It affects your clients, your vendors

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