Category: Coaching @de

  • Impulse control: Are you an “act now, think later” person?

    Impulse control involves understanding the appropriate times and ways to act on emotions and impulses, and the importance of thinking before you act. Impulse Control is the ability to resist or delay an impulse, drive or temptation to act and includes avoiding rash behaviors and decisions. People with high Impulse Control:      – are […]

  • Reality Testing – are you sugarcoating reality or fearing the worst?

    Reality Testing is the capacity to remain objective by seeing things as they really are, rather than as we wish or fear them to be. It involves noticing when our perception of a situation is overly negative or overly positive. Some people tend to wear rose-colored glasses.  The glasses may make the world look nice, […]

  • Social Responsibility – Being a Social Samaritan

    To be a Social Samaritan means to demonstrate your social conscience and be compelled to help society and social groups. This competency is called “Social Responsibility”. Social Responsibility is that moral compass directing your behavior toward promoting the greater good of others. A good example of Social Responsibility is to do fund raising projects for charities […]

  • Empathy – are you able to step into another person’s shoes?

    Empathy is best described as the ability to step into another person’s shoes and to recognize, understand, and appreciate how other people feel. It involves being able to articulate your understanding of another’s perspective and behaving in a way that respects others’ feelings. The most important demonstration of empathy comes when the consideration of the other […]

  • Independence

    “A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.”      Chinese Proverb   Independence  is the ability to be self directed and free from emotional dependency on others. People who demonstrate a healthy level of independence are usually willing and able to choose their own course of action. They are […]