Category archive: Learning

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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Photo by Ibrahim Rifath on Unsplash.com

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 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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A learning mindset …

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Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash.com

A friend told me about a recent learning experience. As an experienced chorister, she recently had the opportunity to have lessons with an international choir master. The master started off with some group massage exercises – each choir member massaged the shoulders of the person in the row beside them. It rolled on from there and she groaned (inwardly). But … 

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Opening doors to opportunity – which one?

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Photo credit: qimono via pixabay.com

Which door would you open?

Manage Yourself tileTo start the Managing Yourself at Work series, there are many places we can go. With many ideas to explore and opportunities to consider, how do you choose where to start?

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Thoughts about dreams …

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Photo by Tyson Dudley on Unsplash.com

Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not clichés but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path.
~ Phillip Sweet

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