What do you do when you are at a crossroads? Do you give up or keep moving forward? This Tip by David Cottrell is a reminder of the value of perseverance in your leadership and in your life.
Are you committed to your goals? This Tip by Steve Straus provides food for thought about commitment vs compliance.
You interact with people from diverse backgrounds every day. Are you effective? This week’s Tip by Loren Ekroth will help you improve your communication and ensure people are understanding what you are saying. Get my drift?
This is the second of our two-part series about assumptions. When you assume something, you’re drawing a conclusion without concrete evidence to back it up. In Part One, we explored where assumptions come from and how they limit our success. In today’s post, we’ll take a look at how you can challenge your assumptions and keep them from getting in your way.
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 It’s a belief that’s based on incomplete, unexamined, or outdated evidence.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.
Assumptions can be misleading, get us into trouble with our clients and/or boss and be a big waste of time. We may think we know what others want us to do, but unless we ask the question, we don’t know for sure and then may spend time working on things that don’t matter. This week’s Tip by Donald Wetmore provides a great question to ask to gain clarity and direction.
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?
It’s been proven over and over again in the education field that when a teacher believes in a student and expects them to do well, it positively influences the student’s performance. This week’s Tip brings this concept into the business world.
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.
There are so many articles on the internet about goal setting. Whether you own your own business or work for someone else, the key for setting goals is choosing what will be most important to you. What makes the biggest impact for you in your life? Steve Straus’s article reminds you to be conscious in this process.