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.
This week’s Tip made me laugh out loud and reminded me of the importance of getting to the point in our communication with others.
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.
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.
During the hustle of December, I can lose sight of my priorities as my to do list grows and grows. Taking a few extra minutes to reset priorities makes a huge difference. This week’s Tip shares 5 ideas on how to keep your priorities front of mind and get them done.
After many years of being prompted to write my own Tip, I am sticking my toe in the water this week. Periodically, I will be sharing my thoughts and learnings with you. Last week’s Tip was from the perspective of a person who has a boss and improving the working relationship with that boss. This week’s Tip focuses on your behavior, beliefs and assumptions as the boss and how they can get you in trouble.
I love, love, love reading. Going to the library and picking up a stack of new books is always the first step in getting ready for vacation! The trick is to read every day, vacation or not. This week’s Tip reminds us of the importance of continual learning and that you can do it in little sprints each day. Angie and Courtney share 5 suggestions to build reading time into your schedule.
“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.”
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.)
This week, Resource Development Company provides Jack Zenger’s top 10 Rules for becoming a great leader. I liked this summary because it seems so achievable! Most of the rules are about people skills, interacting with others and treating people well. Great reminder to put your people first.