How Are Your EGBs?

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: December marks basketball season for our family, with our son playing for multiple teams. A lesson in leadership from basketball benches: It’s not just about on-court performance; it’s about Energy Generating Behaviors (EGBs). Examples from UConn and Mizzou show how small actions, like supporting teammates, listening actively, and cheering create impactful leadership, applicable beyond the court—relevant for classrooms and … Read More

Rush Hour Reactions

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Feeling rushed and hurried can lead to our worst versions, affecting our decisions and behavior negatively. Princeton University’s experiment shows that having more time allows for more rational and kind decisions, while rushing narrows our cognitive map. We can train our brain to notice when we’re rushed and take a 2-degree shift in thought to slow down, focus on … Read More

Rush Hour Reactions

Suzanne DaileyTeach Happier Podcast

In this episode, we examine a study about the way decisions are made when we feel rushed and how we can slow down to focus on the important things when we are in that “high hurry” state.   MORE EPISODES

Fail Happier

Suzanne DaileyTeach Happier Podcast

In this episode, we consider using Arthur Brooks’ idea of a failure journal to reframe some of the disappointments we’ve experienced in our personal or professional lives. MORE EPISODES