My life has recently improved because I asked for help (much later than I could have). This week’s Tip poses four reasons why you, too, may not be asking for help. Read on to see the benefit of reconsidering this philosophy.
This week’s Tip by Steve Straus, on considering the impact I am having, resonated for me. Sometimes I forget or lose touch with this knowledge. And then, I am reminded – a prior client calls to say thank you. Or, I close my eyes and breathe and remember I chose the work I do for a reason and get back in touch with that feeling and knowing. Do you know the impact you are having?
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.
It can be difficult to maintain your cool in the middle of a confrontational conversation. This week’s Tip by Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch reminds us of the benefit of putting your best manners forward.
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.
Want to be more productive? In this week’s Tip, a new contributor, Natalie M. Houston, shares a great idea on how to protect your focus and attention during your “always on” day.
Is there value in promoting conflict? Encouraging differing opinions, yes. Conflict, no. If you are noticing conflict is becoming more prevalent in your company, consider David Cottrell’s tips on how to minimize the potential conflagration of conflict.
Adrenaline is robbing us of our health. If you run on adrenaline, please consider other ways to get energized. In this week’s Tip, Steve Straus provides healthy alternatives to adrenaline.
I particularly enjoyed this week’s Tip by Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch due to its honesty – some days you just don’t feel like a leader. They provide their recommendations for “damage control” on those days.