Stop avoiding hard decisions

"Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same." For some of us decision-making is easy, but for most of us, it’s difficult to know whether we are making the right choice when it comes to some important decisions in our personal or professional life, especially if you are a perfectionist or overachiever. … Continue reading Stop avoiding hard decisions

How to manage your anger effectively

"Anger is a valid emotion. It's only bad when it takes control and makes you do things you don't want " Ellen Hopkins Anger has become one of our predominant emotion as our freedom remains strained due to the pandemic. With all the stress and pressure in our lives, it is easy to lose our … Continue reading How to manage your anger effectively

Say ‘No’ to Excuses

"There are thousand excuses for every failure but never a good reason."—Mark Twain We often become our own worst enemies when it comes to achieving our goals and find ourselves making excuses to explain why we didn’t, couldn’t, shouldn’t or just wouldn’t do somethings that are important to us. We do so by saying things … Continue reading Say ‘No’ to Excuses

How to upgrade to leadership mindset

"Any deep crisis is an opportunity to make your life extraordinary in some way.” - Martha Beck In uncertain and challenging situations, change often disrupts expectations of the future and our sense of control. Keeping yourself or your team motivated seems a constant challenge especially in challenging working conditions. Stressful situations make it difficult for … Continue reading How to upgrade to leadership mindset

How to give corrective feedback

“Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.” – Frank A. Clark Corrective feedback can make or break our personal or professional relationships. It is very common for us to prefer compliments to criticism as criticism is often perceived as negative and unfavourable. However, there is a … Continue reading How to give corrective feedback

How to deal with cognitive dissonance

"Your worst battle is between what you know and what you feel.” When we face situations that involve conflicting attitudes, beliefs or behaviours or when our belief system is not consistent with our actions, we experience inner conflict of ‘to be’ or ‘not to be’. It is always difficult for us to accept two conflicting … Continue reading How to deal with cognitive dissonance