Category archive: Learning

Do you manage your boss well?

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The idea of “managing your boss” may seem contrary to the employment relationship, yet it is a an essential aspect of managing yourself at work. How do you do it well?

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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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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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