Thoughts about leadership …

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The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly. 
~ Jim Rohn

Let me introduce ERIC

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Eric is a like a friend who helps deal with difficult situations. As male friends go, there are blokes and there are guys. Eric is a guy. Let me explain why.

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Thoughts about conflict …

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Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.
~ William James

What to do when you don’t feel noticed at work

appreciation

Everyone likes to be appreciated. This is no different at work. However, drawing attention to your efforts can be a tricky thing to achieve. Here are some ways to help you to be “diplomatically” noticed at work.

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Thoughts about lifestyle …

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Photo by Renee Fisher on Unsplash.com

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
~ Siddartha Guatama Buddha

What lies on the road ahead?

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Photo by Matt Duncan on Unsplash.com

Where are you headed with your career? Do you have a career plan? Do you know what lies ahead for you? Can you even know … and how can you prepare for it?

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Do you have a story to share?

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Photo credit: Harli Marten via unsplash.com

 

Everyone has a story to tell. Would you tell yours? An app launched after a program of story telling facilitated by Dave Isay, has resulted in many stories being told and recorded. Listen to his story and enjoy the human experiences shared.

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Thoughts about listening …

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Photo credit: Trung Thanh via unsplash.com.au

Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.
~Karl A. Menniger

Do you know how you are perceived at work?

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Photo credit: Mimi Thian via unsplash.com

To succeed at anything, you need to know how you are performing and where you need to focus your attention. Work is no different. We often get task feedback, but not always the feedback important to promotion or personal performance improvement. How can we bridge that gap?

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Thoughts about windows of opportunity …

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Photo by Catarina Carvalho on Unsplash.com

When you wake up each morning, you can choose to be happy or choose to be sad. Unless some terrible catastrophe has occurred the night before, it is pretty much up to you. Tomorrow morning, when the sun shines through your window, choose to make it a happy day.
~ Lynda Resnick

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