Thoughts about mastery …
Knowing others is intelligence.
Knowing yourself is wisdom.
Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true strength.
~ Lao Tzu
Are you at your best? 6 questions to ask yourself
Self improvement is an honourable endeavour to pursue in your professional and personal life alike. Do you ask yourself how you are doing and track your progress?
Thoughts about work …
Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
~ Theodore Isaac Rubin
Managing yourself at work
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Work takes up a lot of our lives, energy and emotions. Keeping work manageable takes a lot of effort, and sometimes a lot of help. There are many pieces to the puzzle and solving it is not always obvious. Not everyone has access to the sort of help needed. How would it be if help, guidance and advice about managing yourself at work was made available?
Thoughts about innovation …
Innovation is all about people. Innovation thrives when the population is diverse, accepting and willing to cooperate.
~ Vivek Wadhwa
Can we learn to be creative?
Creative thinking comes naturally to some people. Those who are better at it seem to be able to generate ideas and evaluate them at the same time. Recent studies suggest the skills associated with this can be developed.
Thoughts about imagination …
Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.
~ Mae Jemison
The upside of busyness …
When I worked in a professional services firm, being “busy” was worn like a badge of honour. When asked how people were, “busy” was the usual response. With exchange of pleasantries, the usual question asked was “Are you busy?”
I used to think busyness was over-rated. I’ve since discovered, there’s an upside to it!