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Category: self efficacy

Something to strive for 2: Engagement

While we each bring different expertise to the table, we are all leaders, or should strive to be. I may not be qualified in your area of expertise and you may not be qualified in mine. This means that we each have a vital role in the collaboration. You may come to me with an issue that lends itself to my expertise, like back pain. However, my expertise is of little value without your expertise regarding your goals, expectations, and circumstances. For us to collaborate, we need each other’s contributions.… Read more Something to strive for 2: Engagement

Something to strive for

Manage yourself. Lead others. I work in patient/therapist, client/consultant, and employer/employee relationships. I don’t want to manage a patient, client, or employee. I want to lead them. At the same time I want to be led by them. The truly great thing about any interaction is that each party brings something of their own to the table, the table is shared, and everyone then takes something away from the table. Leaders create tables where effective sharing occurs. Which tables you allow others to share with you and what you take… Read more Something to strive for

Movement Enrichment

1. (noun) enrichment act of making fuller or more meaningful or rewarding People are demanding more enrichment in their lives. We’re seeing it addressed at the cutting edges of many sectors, like Google’s approach to employment and the rise of social networking’s role in marketing. There is a huge outcry and demand for Healthcare that is more enriching, and while I don’t pretend to have the answers to that, I do have an approach to the enrichment of movement. Let’s break the definition down into 2 parts and make some… Read more Movement Enrichment

We Can’t All be Clint Eastwood

I like movie analogies. After all, getting through pain, disability, and loss of function is a lot like a good Batman movie. In this recent blogpost, Seth Godin said this of Sofia Coppola: In describing the role her brother played in producing one of her movies, Sofia Coppola said, “he protected the film.” I hope the same could be said of my work as a physical therapist. Sometimes we are not in a position to self produce, direct, and star in our own movie. Hey, we can’t all be Clint… Read more We Can’t All be Clint Eastwood