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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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.


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Best of Ourselves: July 28 - "Positivity"

In this edition of "The Best of Ourselves" with Marcia Hyatt - we are not wired to savor the positive moments in our life, yet if we do, we can cul


 
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Best of Ourselves: July 14 - "Tolerance"

In this edition of "The Best of Ourselves" with Marcia Hyatt - How do we hold our hearts open when people disappoint us or see things differently than us?


 

Appreciating Community - July 7, 2012

A community is a place where we can be ourselves.  The irony is for us to fully blossom as individuals, we need the support and lessons from community. It is a both-and deal.


 
 

The Best of Ourselves: Vulnerability

Dr Brene Brown's work on shame and vulnerability helps us understand how universal shame is; we can be more resilient with shame.  Vulnerability is


 

Seeing Our Choices - June 23, 2012

The choices we make compose our life.  And often we do not see them as choices.