Tag: motivation assessment

Leveraging Self-Awareness to Support Self-Regulation

By on Thursday, April 30, 2020

Each of us takes a unique approach to the world; we have things that drive us, energize us, and attract us, and things that drain us or even repel us. In this moment, while we are all navigating an unfamiliar and challenging set of circumstances, these motivations feel especially relevant. Understanding our motivations is also […]

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Cultivating Connection: What I’ve Learned about Coaching at a Distance

By on Thursday, March 19, 2020

We are all making our way through an extremely tumultuous time. For most of us, our personal and professional worlds have been completely disrupted (and in some cases, blended, as we find ourselves working in close quarters with all members of our household). While disruption clearly comes with challenges, it also presents opportunity. One of […]

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Navigating a Path from Stand-Up Comedy to Psychology

By on Thursday, March 5, 2020

I remember very clearly when I first realized that I wanted to be a comedian. I was young, probably six or seven. It was late on a weekend. My parents and I were watching the iconic Steve Martin “King Tut” sketch on a rerun of Saturday Night Live. If you haven’t seen the sketch, it’s […]

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Assessments for the 2020s: Dispatch from SIOP’s Leading Edge Consortium

By on Thursday, November 7, 2019

After hearing great things about it, I attended the Leading Edge Consortium (LEC) last month. This is an annual, 2-day meeting organized by SIOP during which a single topic is discussed from many different angles. All attendees are gathered in a single room, which means everyone has the opportunity to attend every single talk. And […]

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Changing Course: How the IDI Changed my Path at MRG (part 2)

By on Thursday, December 20, 2018

In part one, Christine described her arrival at MRG and her slow realization that her motivations weren’t aligning with her job description – and it was draining her every day. Read on to find out how she sought to better sync her drivers with her task. There I was failing for the first time in […]

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