Posts tagged anxiety

Option B: How to Cope When Option A Isn’t Available

When Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s daughter had an upcoming father/daughter dance, she begged and sobbed for her husband, Dave Goldberg, to go with her. It was the only thing Sandberg truly wanted, but she knew it would never come to pass; Goldberg had died unexpectedly two weeks earlier. When Option A isn’t available The tragedy of losing her husband sent Sandberg into a tailspin of…

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Finding a Balance Between Give and Take

Turns out, there aren’t two kinds of people, but three: Givers, people who help others with no expectation of receiving something in return; takers, who focus exclusively on their own interests and desires; and matchers, or people who believe that giving and taking should come in equal amounts. Adam Grant discovered through years of research that the least productive and successful people were typically givers….

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