I have had the pleasure of being a member of the Ken Blanchard Companies Coaching Division for 7 years. The company lives the model of building morale in an organization. Read this Tip by Randy Conley to learn more.
Deep into the holiday season, I’m noticing many stressed and overwhelmed folks. This week’s Tip by David Horsager suggests a type of giving that doesn’t require trips to the mall.
My intention for this week’s Tip is that you bring awareness to your habit of procrastination at work. Pay attention to your habits. Where are you being patient and when does it turn to procrastination?
We expect ourselves to concentrate, be creative and hugely productive. Often unconsciously, we are involved in habits that directly reduce our ability to concentrate. Simon Tyler’s top ten list will bring your attention to some quick boosts to concentration.
When I first start working with a client I hear a lot of “shoulds.” And in fact, I catch myself using the term when I’m in the process of making a decision. This week’s Tip is an invitation to consider where “shoulds” are no longer working for you and what you can do about it.
As a business leader, you can sometimes get impatient with the person across the table from you if they talk too slowly or take too long to get to the point. Your communication habit can have an adverse effect on your business. This week, Loren Ekroth shares how your habits can impact others and how to change those habits.
This is the first part of a two-part series about assumptions. What’s an assumption? It’s a belief that’s based on incomplete, unexamined, or outdated evidence. Today we’ll take a look at where assumptions come from and how they can limit your success. In part two, we’ll discuss how to challenge your assumptions and stop them from getting in your way.
In last week’s Tip, I talked about the impact of a simple heartfelt salutation. This week’s Tip continues the theme of communication with the time saving tactic of being concise.
I admit it, change is not easy for me. I like my routines and I like knowing what to expect. On the other hand, surprises are fun, and thinking about different topics and doing new things can be exhilarating. Perhaps I just need to reframe my thinking about what change means. This week’s Tip by Jeffrey Gitomer poses ways to consider thinking about change.
Assumptions can get you into trouble. Remember that time you asked the woman when she was due and she wasn’t pregnant? This week’s Tip by Steve Straus brings awareness to why you may be misusing assumptions in your own life.