Option 1: Personal Resilience 

Listen to The Science of Happiness (excerpt from 5:05-13:15)

Discussion Questions

  • Nataly Kogan speaks to the importance of building a strong, emotional well-being. What does this mean to you and how does cultivating one impact your performance at work? 

    • Do you agree with the idea that “happiness” is a skill? Are there other emotions and feelings (e.g. mindfulness) that you think are equally, if not more important for navigating uncertain times?

    • Kogan mentions that practicing gratitude is important. What are you grateful for and how might you implement a daily ritual of gratitude? 
      • If this is already built into your routine, what changes do you want to make to help you nurture and evolve your leadership mindset? 

Additional Resources 

Option 2: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Read the Article: Overcome Imposter Syndrome With This Winning Poker Strategy

Reflection Questions

  • Can you narrow down which aspect of your role/job search is causing you impostor syndrome, or is it an overall feeling of discomfort? Are you able to unpack that feeling?
  • What are the facts about your career and what are the stories you’ve been believing? How do they differ?
  • What reminders could you put in place to remind yourself of your worth?

Other Resources You Might Like 

Option 3: Advocating for Yourself

Watch the video: Workshop: How to Confidently Tell People “What You Do” and Be Remembered

  • Answer the questions in the presenter’s exercise from 4:30-18:00.
  • Share your brand statements with your Squad

Reflection questions:

  • Have you had moments in networking when you struggled to explain to people what you do, or want to do?
  • How confident were you about your brand statement before using this exercise?
  • What are the main points about your brand that you want to make sure other people know immediately?

Additional resources:

Constructive Conflict, Accountability, and Feedback

Watch the Video: Constructive Conflict and Accountability 

You can watch the excerpted video in its entirety (~12 minutes)

Reflection Questions

  • How often do you experience conflict during a typical work week? 
    • What do you find most challenging about working through conflict? 
  • What changes could you make to your leadership style to facilitate constructive conflict?
    • How might you lean into conflict to find innovative solutions? 
  • Do you have experience coaching team members through conflict? If so, what advice did you give them?

Additional resources: