When in doubt, look around you and do what the people at the next table are doing. Most of us do it, and it works most of the time. You probably won’t make a monkey of yourself in any given situation.
Closing out a business year offers the chance to reflect on what you’ve accomplished – or survived – personally and professionally.
We complain a lot, and we all believe we have good reasons. From changes in technology to the smell of tuna sandwich in the break room, you’ll find someone with a gripe in every cubicle. But is anyone listening? What do we really want to see come from our complaints?
Valerie Young is the author of The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It. In a previous post, I wrote about how women are much more likely to think of themselves as impostors. Men, on the other hand, tend to think …
“Curiosity grows from a deep-seated belief that what you don’t know is more interesting than what you do know.”
Valerie Young is the author of The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It. In a previous post, I wrote about the different versions of Impostor Syndrome. Here’s one version. The Perfectionist believes that if you’re not perfect, you’re no good …
People who subscribe to the Natural Genius theory of competence believe that true competence means having inherent intelligence and ability.
In this post, I gave some tips for overcoming procrastination based on The Procrastination Cure by Damon Zahariades. His last chapter in the book is dedicated to a quiz to help you determine if you need help overcoming this habit. After you’ve rated the 15 statements from one to five, we’ll tally your score to gauge your tendency …
I do know many people who procrastinate things they should do, both big and small. And I know they hate the consequences of procrastination, both big and small. So here’s a guide to overcoming the habit.
Murphy says “when you’re about to have a difficult conversation, or deliver some constructive feedback or even send an email when you’re slightly irritated, it’s really important to PAUSE and ANALYZE the words you’re going to say.”