Best of Ourselves

Marcia Hyatt

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Marcia Hyatt

Marcia Hyatt is a leadership and life coach who provides a weekly feature on WTIP's North Shore Weekend titled "The Best of Ourselves," which explores how we can be resilient and creative in these turbulent times.  Each week, the feature explores what we can do to be intentional, creative and joyful in our lives. 

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Best of Ourselves: The Armor We Wear - October 13, 2012

There are various ways we try to protect ourselves from being vulnerable.  In Brene Brown's latest book, she captures some of our favorite forms of armor.


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Best of Ourselves: Stillness and Action (repeat) - October 6, 2012

How do we allow ourselves enough time for discernment before we know what is right action?


 
 

Best of Ourselves: Perfectionism - September 29, 2012

Daring Greatly, the new book by Brene Brown, explores how we live with vulnerability. This segment shares the myths of perfectionism.


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Coming Out From Behind Ourselves And Making It Real - September 15, 2012

Vulnerability is a source of strength and yet most often we fight it, deny it and pretend it does not exist.


 
 

Can We Talk? - September 8, 2012

What is the essence of good communication?  We may not have all of the skills in the moment, but we can still be successful if we know the foundation of productive conversations.


 

Centered Leadership - Research by McKinsey - September 1, 2012

The Centered Leadership model is based on several years of research by Joanna Barsh, McKinsey Consulting.  This powerful model summarizes what she learned in interviewing successful women leaders


 
 

Getting Beyond Gossip - August 25, 2012

Gossiping creates a toxic soup of judgment in the workplace. And it can also serve to create community. How do we know the difference?  How do we deal with gossiping?


 

Meaning in My Life - August 18, 2012

Do you have a clear purpose or a clean sense of what is meaningful?  Having a clear purpose in our lives allows us to move beyond the small distractions and setbacks to stay focused on


 
 

Positivity Part 2: How do we cultivate positive emotions?

What can we do to create a better ratio of positive to negative emotions in our life?  Some lessons from Barbara Frederickson's research and book, Positivity. 


 

Focus - Lessons from Athletes - August 4, 2012

Focus is a key for elite athletes -- it not just the physical practice that makes them great, it is the mental game as well.  What can we learn about focus that might apply to us.