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If you replace 'I' with 'We' then Illness becomes Wellness

When the news is scary and the future is uncertain, many employees will look to managers for reassurance — even though you might not have the answers yourself. You can help by first finding your own sense of focus. Then focus on your team and what you can do as a team: Before you start… Lees verder If you replace 'I' with 'We' then Illness becomes Wellness

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Focus on what you can influence

Many people are overwhelmed by what is happening. Of course, when you look at the big picture, the problems look huge, but as an individual you don't have to solve every problem in the world. Focus on what you can influence and enlarge your area of influence step-by-step How can you create a framework that… Lees verder Focus on what you can influence

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When physical distance increases, enhance emotional proximity

The COVID-19 pandemic is a pressure test for the entire (health, society & business) system.  As a leader this poses new challenges to maintain/build team resilience. Now that you’ve got tools to connect with your colleagues, it’s important to use them regularly to support ongoing communication and connection.  A sense of loneliness and isolation can… Lees verder When physical distance increases, enhance emotional proximity

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Embrace the Q&A After Your Presentation

You can manage a fear of public speaking by thoroughly rehearsing your presentation. But what about the part of the talk that is less in your control: the question-and-answer period? Don’t worry, there are several things you can do to prepare. Some competenties you can learn: Empathy: Think about the types of things that audience… Lees verder Embrace the Q&A After Your Presentation

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Change Your Destructive Behaviors by Examining What’s Driving Them

We all have moments of weakness, but chronic, destructive behaviors can be hard to change, even when you’re aware of their consequences. Our most destructive behaviors — such as angry outbursts, freezing up in high-risk moments, or asserting excessive control under stress — are often rooted in paste experiences, and uncovering their origins can help.… Lees verder Change Your Destructive Behaviors by Examining What’s Driving Them

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Ego can stand in the way of good leadership

When our egos are threatened, we hold on to past decisions for too long, we react defensively to or “explain away” negative feedback from teams or customers, and we get emotional when we need to be rational. Fortunately, mindfulness meditation can serve as an antidote, allowing you to see things more objectively and to form… Lees verder Ego can stand in the way of good leadership

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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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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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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