Envy: What is it Telling You?

Jo Ilfeld | Executive Leadership Coach | Envy: What is it Telling You?

Hands up if you have an occasional stab of envy when a friend or colleague shares something about their life? Yeah, me too.

Sometimes when we experience envy, it could be a really good signal to us of something that we really care about or something we might want to prioritize in our life.

But then again…

It could be a momentary flash and not a solid enough reason for change. For example, when I hear someone tell me that when they get stressed, they end up losing weight because they can’t eat a single thing, I have a flash of envy. Why? Because when I get stressed, I eat chocolate pretty much Every. Single. Time. But I don’t interpret that flash of envy as a call for me to prioritize quitting chocolate.

What is that stab of envy saying to you?

Watch the video to find out more

Jo Ilfeld, PhD

An executive leadership coach, Jo helps C-suite leaders, executives, and high-potential managers develop the flexibility, skill, and frame of mind to meet the challenges of the next five, ten, twenty years…. and beyond. She works with individuals, teams and organizations on four core areas of leadership development. Check out Jo's bio page for more information.

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