Take the reins of your work and life direction….
There will be a lot of ra-ra, set your goals, write your plans reminders as we head into a new working year. Some of us will enter 2020 raring to go and others not so sure what the year will bring… I want to remind you though that you own the journey of your life and work through the mindset that you choose to adopt. “Your mind is a flexible mirror, adjust it, to see a better world.” Amit Ray Late last year on a dusty outback road, I had a great a-ha work learning moment
Your biggest time sapper at work?
When I ask team members and leaders what the most time absorbing issues are I’ll guarantee that engaging with difficult colleagues is right up there…In fact someone perhaps pops into your mind right now? I’m referring to the person who is perpetually negative, reactive or both. The someone who seeks to push the buttons of others….who is cranky, overly sensitive or just plain annoying. Research suggests that the sustained bad behaviour of others has a key influence on why p
Does your behaviour at work consistently reflect your intentions?
It can be really hard to tell if this is true….Consistently looking inwards and assessing yourself post an interaction or event is a difficult (but important!) skill to master. We’ll get back to that a little later… I think it’s fair enough to say when we approach challenging conversations, negotiations or meetings at work, we are all hoping for a positive outcome. Sometimes though, our minds need a bit of a “re-set” before we step in to make sure . If we always prepare
If I had a dollar for every time I've heard this I'd be mega wealthy...
“We do a culture survey every year and it's then up to each department to make any changes needed.” Mmmm...Who owns the workplace culture in this instance? Yes, certainly in organizations culture is everyone’s responsibility to live and breathe. ...but there always a need to be a driving point - the axle turning the wheel. And that axle is the leadership group. When leaders: - truly understand the significance of making positive workplace culture an ongoing reality live the a