Personal Development

Banish your own negativity

April 22, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Negative behavior can be changed! It just takes training and practice. The key is analyzing your behavior, planning a change, and implementing it consistently. Try these five steps.
In such trying times, the following advice can preserve our mental grit, foster a positive environment (whether we’re working remotely or on-site), and serve as a sacred reminder that courage requires embracing vulnerability, risk and innovation—not perfection.
We all have a personal brand that has impacted our existence on a daily basis, even before our evolution into the world of online communication. And when we carefully manage that brand, we allow it to take root as the foundation of our success.
Question: Do you have any tricks for when a day goes bad on you? I was just disciplined by a supervisor, and I feel like garbage. The feeling will pass, but I want it to pass now.
The recent pandemic has caused many people to throw their hands up in the air in frustration about how to get everything done and still stay sane. Some tips to keep a level head and plow through the tasks that are still expected of you.
During a time of uncertainty, we all want to be helpful by forwarding valuable information via email to family, friends and co-workers. But this is the time to be extra conservative with email forwards containing supposedly useful info if you have the slightest doubt about their source.
Clearly, the upheaval of COVID-19 imperils our entire well-being. Following are success habits and digital resources we can lean on for motivation and support during this unimaginably difficult time.
You have to command respect from the people around you, whether they are upper-level managers or your own employees. Practice and cultivate these leadership behaviors.
Technology seems to be the best thing that’s happened to modern working life. But pair innovations with distractingly easy-to-use communication tools, the constant call of social media, and access to every game that’s ever been invented at the tip of your finger, and you’ll start to see why sometimes the bad outweighs the good.
Your lobby or front desk is the front line for everything, including safety. Make your policies and procedures an annual topic of discussion. Following are several questions to help get you started.
You might think that you already know all of the rules when it comes to office recycling; however, chances are you’ve been wrong about a few things. Here are some items that are frequently disposed of incorrectly.
End countless rounds of email and phone tag … To do: Add this to your to-do list

Keep reliability intact

February 28, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Reliability—doing what you said you’d do—is not a glamorous aspect of managing, but it’s a vital one. Organizational development consultant Mike Cook offers five tips for keeping your reputation up-to-date.