Want to build your self-confidence? This week’s Tip by Graham Jones, provides a quick and easy technique to remind you of what you are doing well.
The good news is you can learn to be a top achiever! In this week’s Tip, Chris Widener shares 6 traits you can build and develop to become successful. He also notes you don’t have to be born with these attributes. How many do you already possess?
Like Natalie Manor, this week’s Tip author, I, too, have had people come to me who don’t know how to be “successful.” They are working with someone else’s definition of success and when you do this it isn’t inspiring. Our work is to help people create their own definition of success – one that has you jump out of bed in the morning, enthusiastic about going for it! Read further to see that success can be anything you want it to be.
I burst out laughing when I read this article from Simon Tyler as the power had just come back to my home office after being out for 24 hours thanks to Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene. I woke up on Monday morning thinking and planning about how I was going to get my work done with no electricity. On the way home after an hour at the library, I noticed the traffic lights were working again. I crossed my fingers – hoping, hoping, hoping that the power would be on when I got home and IT WAS! There was nothing I could do to bring the electricity back any faster. I had to allow things to work out in that department. And they did! Thank you NStar and anyone else who had a hand in bringing back my electricity!
Simple but true words in this week’s Tip by Stephen Covey – “We tend to get what we expect.” Opens up a lot of possibilities for you and your business, don’t you think?
“I want more confidence!” These are the words of many of my clients when they first start coaching with me. As Natalie Manor describes in this week’s Tip, sometimes you have to “fake it ‘til you make it.”
So often clients come to me because they feel (or have been told they are) deficient in certain areas. What if, instead, you were reminded of your strengths and focused on those areas? In this week’s Tip, Joelle Jay, recommends, maximizing your strengths and managing your weaknesses to truly be your best.
This week’s Tip by Jon Gordon provides tools for reframing the way you look at work situations. What’s the point in complaining about work? It drags down your energy (and the energy of those around you) and doesn’t provide solutions. It would be more productive to use this energy to create solutions. (see #3.)
As a business owner, do you have a positive attitude? Do you believe in your people, your company, and your success? Peter Wilkinson reminds us of the power of positive attitude and what you can do to promote it for your people.
As we come to the close of another year, it’s time to step back and look at the year behind us and the year ahead. Steve Straus provides a simple reminder to enjoy the destination and the journey!