When you are given an opportunity to shine at work do you get excited and begin to think how you can hit it out of the park or, do you get a bit nervous and begin to second-guess your abilities to succeed?
Knowing there are twenty-four hours we get in a day, it is essential to think of the hacks that will provide you with more of what you need. This requires discipline in blocking time to think!
David Allen, a productivity consultant who is best known for his book, Getting Things Done said, “The problem isn’t time… it’s space.”
Albert Einstein said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.”
I believe the same idea applies to achieving your goals.
“Remarkable is defined as ‘worthy of attention’. It is packed with the small details and actions that make a difference for others.”
“I’m going to speak candidly.” That’s a signal to expect a transparent and impartial message—without judgmental undercurrents. Candour, delivered with care, is a skill leaders can use to add value and gain respect.
As you work to improve your leadership style and be more aligned with your personal brand, have you ever considered how your self-image affects your overall success?
The late Dr. Maxwell Maltz, a well-known plastic surgeon and author of Psycho Cybernetics stated…
Both coaches and players have rules to follow. But sometimes, just the notion of rules makes us want to break them. Leaders need to start looking at them differently.
A client recently shared how impressed he was with the effort his team put into thinking through a new strategy for their business. He articulated how creative and committed they were to building out the best solution. I could feel his pride.
Pausing often gets a bad rap even though it can help you avoid embarrassing moments! Leaders often describe it as a weakness rather than strength. Like many things in life, it depends on your perspective.
You are cruising along in your happy place for weeks, months even, feeling gratitude and engaged in doing what you love. Life is good and it is hard to imagine how it gets better. Then BAM!!! You are knocked right out of that zone!
You feel frustrated and agitated with things that wouldn’t typically bother you. You’re feeling off but can’t quite put your finger on what it is.