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Stuck in a Mid-Career Rut? Get Help from a Mentor

It might sound odd, but people need the most help not at the beginning of their careers, but in mid-career — especially when it comes to making decisions. That’s a key finding from a research study publish by Harvard Business Review. They have found that one reason for not adapting to this meaningful shift in… Lees verder Stuck in a Mid-Career Rut? Get Help from a Mentor

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Estimating how tight the ‘trauma knot’ is

Source: “Trauma in organization”/ “Stuck” by Philippe Bailleur As such, the approach described by Philippe Bailleur depends on the perceived tightness of the ‘trauma knot’. Step by step, he comes to a guiding ordering out of which a suitable approach can be developed. It is especially important for all involved parties that there is clarity… Lees verder Estimating how tight the ‘trauma knot’ is

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Another Reason to Help Employees Feel Authentic at Work

People want the freedom to be their authentic selves at work. There are many benefits to authenticity, and one of them - research shows - is that it encourages ethical behavior. When people feel that their professional responsibilities align with their personal values, they’re more likely to act in ways that support those values (and… Lees verder Another Reason to Help Employees Feel Authentic at Work

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Mission Statements for Different Roles

Here's a different concept but one that makes great sense to me. It's from Stephen Covey's "7 Habits of Highly Effective People". We've talked about establishing goals but we never divided up the different parts of our life with mission statements. This might help us with establishing priorities in goals as well as realizing what… Lees verder Mission Statements for Different Roles

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Invest in Work Relationships That Help You Feel Fulfilled

Relationships are a big part of being happy at work. Whether your job is demanding or mundane, you’re more likely to feel fulfilled if you regularly spend time with colleagues who support you and help you create a sense of purpose. Think through your values (who you are) and objectives (what you want to do).… Lees verder Invest in Work Relationships That Help You Feel Fulfilled

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Separate Who You Are from What You Do

Being passionate about your job is great — but there are limits. If you become so wrapped up in your professional identity that setbacks at work affect your self-worth, that’s a problem. Keep a healthy perspective by distinguishing who you are from what you do. Your job is just that — a job. Maybe you’re… Lees verder Separate Who You Are from What You Do

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Start a Change Effort by Acknowledging Past Efforts That Failed

I already gave feedback in the past … many times … but nothing was done with my input. They don’t listen. When it comes to organizational change, most companies have some track record of failure. That’s why leaders who are beginning new change efforts should acknowledge those that fell short in the past. Employees have… Lees verder Start a Change Effort by Acknowledging Past Efforts That Failed

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Making Creativity Predictable (Instead of a Welcome Surprise)

We may never know exactly where creativity comes from, but you can create the conditions that invite it. One way to spur creative thinking is to spend some time considering the problem you're trying to solve — and then walk away from it. Letting the problem marinate gives your brain a chance to draw connections… Lees verder Making Creativity Predictable (Instead of a Welcome Surprise)

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Help Your Team Embrace Change

Having a workforce that’s ready and able to harness change will make the difference between success and failure. Leaders at every level need to embrace and model how to engage in and affect change. Personal leadership and engagement, however, is not enough. For change to be operationalized, you need to inspire your team to be… Lees verder Help Your Team Embrace Change

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How to Get Your Team to Be More Entrepreneurial

“When we tell people to do their jobs, we get workers. When we trust people to get the job done, we get leaders.” Simon Sinek The most innovative companies encourage their employees to experiment. If you’d like to push your team to be more entrepreneurial, here are some things to try. Start by encouraging people… Lees verder How to Get Your Team to Be More Entrepreneurial