If only there were more hours in the day to get everything done… Unfortunately, there are no ‘more hours’… So what we recommend is to say no to C-tasks. A controversial idea for many, but so effective …
Are you frustrated too when others make you do things you don’t feel like doing? Your boss pushes through option B whereas you were so convinced option A was the right one…; You have to do some administrative tasks, and you just hate those…; Your family asks your help, right now, and now is really not the right moment… Dealing with unwelcome requests sure is a difficult thing…
Have you ever encountered them? Those people who are pleasant and forthcoming when you are with them, but who act against you once you have turned your back? If you have dealt with such colleagues, you know how frustrating it is, especially if you are their boss. In this insight we’ll provide a couple of ideas on how to deal with a backstabbing coworker.
Striving for quality is a power engine for many of us. And that’s great. Beware however when the underlying thought becomes we have to be PERFECT (as not being perfect = being unworthy) . If we think so, in the end we might not achieve all that much anymore…. Brené Brown’s main idea in this book is: let go of who you think you’re supposed to be and embrace who you are.
Isn’t it a nuisance when there’s something we don’t like to do (because it feels awkward), yet we know we ought to act? Typically we hesitate for a moment … and then we say ‘no … I’ll do it next time’. Initially we’re very happy about our decision – there’s that feeling of instant relief … However, a bit later, we realize we played too safe … and sometimes we start blaming ourselves…. In this insight we’ll give a couple of tips on how to effectively deal with feeling uncomfortable.
We all know how important it is to create a sense of urgency. But are we good at it? Do we get ourselves to act immediately and consistently on what matters most? Do we get others to do so? In this insight we want to dig a little deeper into what it takes to create the right sense of urgency.
Whatever our level of seniority, whatever our level of achievement – there are moments where we feel stressed about an upcoming meeting. Here are some tips to reduce your stress level and enhance your impact and charisma.
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Most of us, when noticing no progress on our resolutions, call ourselves bad names. And nothing changes. In order to successfully keep resolutions, we need to know the REAL reason(s) we didn’t act. And do something about those.
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