With my kids, I try to use positive discipline. Acknowledging their good behavior more than their bad. This practice is hard but impactful. I love thinking about bringing this approach to other parts of my life.
Patty McCord, former Chief Talent Officer of Netflix, encourages her managers and CEOs to do a simple action: Every day tell someone what they did that was right. The first person that Reed Hasting tried this with was so excited that he took his wife out to dinner.
Let's do it this week: Each day acknowledge the great actions people around you are taking, whether its a colleague at work or your partner.
BTW...More great gems like this are in this week's episode of Sophia Amoruso's Girl Boss podcast, which is a weekly habit for me.