Intuition is frequently dismissed as mystical or unreliable. In reality, it’s one of the most powerful decision-making tools at your disposal.
Build a Habit of Self-Reflection
Don’t Be Afraid to Cut Your Losses. Too often, we hold on to things even after they’ve run their course. These five strategies can help you figure out when it’s time to throw in the towel.
What’s most important is that you take proactive steps to control your own happiness and future prospects.
Prevent a High-Conflict Employee from Draining Your Team’s Energy Disagreements at work aren’t necessarily a bad thing. But as a manager, you need to watch out for unhealthy conflicts that erode trust and drain your team's time and energy. If someone on your team creates this kind of animosity, try to mitigate their negative impact.
A certain level of self-doubt can keep you humble and push you to work harder. But when self-doubt manifests as imposter syndrome, it can prevent you from growing.
Not everything that triggers an emotional response requires action. But, next time you’re inclined to say “It’s no big deal,” stop and consider whether that’s actually true, so you can address things before they really become a big deal.
Leaders, It’s Okay to Talk About Your Fears and Anxieties Sometimes, having a sounding board and being able to say things out loud (your concerns, ambitions, thoughts, feelings, doubts, ...) can help you to put things back in perspective. At the same time, some practical tools can be offered to help you manage specific situations.
Being compassionate doesn’t mean you have to lower your standards. Rather than thinking of it as a trade-off between compassion and accountability, think about how you can combine the two.