Field Notes

The key to lasting self-confidence by Cathy Jacob at CathyJacob.com

This Simple Question Holds the Key to Lasting Self-Confidence

January 18, 2023
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How can you build lasting self-confidence? For many of us, self-confidence is fleeting. Often, when you need it most, it evaporates.

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The surprising truth about New Year's resolutions by CathyJacob at CathyJacob.com

The Surprising Truth About New Year’s Resolutions

January 5, 2023
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New Year’s Resolutions get a bad rap. But in fact, they can give us a psychological edge. Here’s how you can make New Year’s resolutions work for you.

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Slow Season by Cathy Jacob at Cathy Jacob.com

Slow Season: How to Slow Down and Savor

December 16, 2022
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Nothing will kill the joy of the season faster than the every-growing list of things to fit in. Here are three ways to enjoy a slow season.

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Confessions of a not so lovely girl by Cathy Jacob at CathyJacob.com

Confessions of a (not so) Lovely Girl

December 15, 2022
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Beating yourself up because the holidays are coming and you don’t have your act together? Meet Lovely Girl, the inner critic who steals Christmas.

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You don't need a personality transplant to lead by Cathy Jacob at cathyjacob.com

You don’t need a personality transplant to be a good leader.

November 24, 2022
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Are people telling you, you need to change who you are to be a good leader? Read here for another perspective.

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Top 10 discoveries on what it takes to grow your leadership.

November 15, 2022
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What does it take to become an outstanding leader? Here are our top 10 discoveries from nearly 20 years of working with hundreds of leaders.

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10 ways to get the benefits of meditation without meditating at CathyJacob.com

10 ways to get the benefits of meditation without meditating.

October 28, 2022
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If a regular meditation practice is not in the cards for you, here are 10 ways to get the benefits of mindfulness without sitting on a cushion.

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Tips for the reluctant meditator by Cathy Jacob at cathyjacob.com

Tips for the reluctant meditator.

October 27, 2022
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If you’d rather sit in the dentists’ chair than on a meditation cushion, here are some tips to make it easier.

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The Greatest Superpower You Can Develop by Cathy Jacob at CathyJacob.com

The greatest superpower you can develop to improve your leadership and your life.

October 19, 2022
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How many of us have tried to improve our lives and reduce our stress by managing time? And yet, we’ve become more time starved and miserable. What if we’re building the wrong skill?

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Field Notes 9.2 How to stay grounded when the world around you isn't by Cathy Jacob at CathyJacob.com

The Systems Check: How to stay grounded when the world around you isn’t.

September 29, 2022
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We sometimes find ourselves in the path of major life circumstances beyond our control. This simple internal ‘systems-check’ can help you stay grounded. Because the first step to managing your response is understanding where you are.

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RESET Get back on track fast by Cathy Jacob at CathyJacob.com

When things go off the rails, get back on track fast with this simple reset routine.

September 27, 2022
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Are you struggling to get traction? If you’re not performing at your best, it may be time to stop struggling and reset. This simple and repeatable reset routine can be an efficient form of recovery and a precursor to great performance.

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How to master the art of sloth by Cathy Jacob at CathyJacob.com

How to master the art of sloth.

July 24, 2022
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Sloth has a bad rap. But sloth in moderation can improve your health and longevity. Turn this deadly sin into a virtue and enjoy your sloth, guilt-free.

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