To avoid making bad decisions, it is important to understand the nuances of process that’s behind some of your decisions and asking the right questions.
How to foster collaboration among teams and workplaces to work towards common goals and for better outcomes
Conscious leadership helps you guide others from a place of self-awareness and accountability and it focuses on building a culture of “we” rather than an egocentric “I” attitude.
As a leader, your leadership style determines how well your organisations and businesses thrive in times of changes or uncertainty. Even though you tend to develop a particular leadership style that is unique to you as a leader, as changing circumstances and situations demand different workload, teams or resources, so should be your leadership and…
A positive-communication goes a long way in establishing credible relationships and making an effective conversation. Understanding what others are saying is an essential part of any communication. But most of us often consider communication as what we say or the words that we use. However, interpersonal communication is more than the words we use, information…
Often times, thinking happens automatically. However. there are times when we consciously think and use our thinking skills to solve problems, make decisions, plan or to organise. Thinking in problem-solving requires you to think creatively and involves the process of creating a logical series of connections between various factors or information to arrive at a…
The busyness and all the pressure that accompanies being a leader often distracts and limits one’s ability to lead perfectly. In the current pandemic and remote working scenarios, being present to be aware of what you can control and to maintain presence of mind to face the reality of the situation has become more important now than ever before.
We all have a go-to leadership style consisting of default set of markers when it comes to enhancing the morale, performance and motivation of people we are leading or managing.
Understanding your leadership style is essential to identify and describe your individual unique characteristics when it comes to effective leadership or management.
Successful negotiations create opportunities and knowing how to negotiate skilfully is essential for personal or professional decision-making, problem-solving, conflict resolution and to build collaborative work environment.
No matter what type of situation you are in, effectively negotiating a successful outcome always depends on not only what you do during the process, but also on what you refrain from doing.
How often do you find yourself overwhelmed with your decisions in uncertain situations?
Uncertainty influences our personal and professional decision making where we are forced to make decisions involving risk. Amid crisis, it can be tempting to think of only the ‘here and now,’ and not long-term.
Being creative in problem-solving is often like a blind person. No matter how smart we are, we will always have certain blind spots when it comes to solving some problems.
Here is one skill that you can add to your problem-solving tool box.
Clearly defined outcomes requires intention and persistence and helps in developing an outcome-based mindset which is an important leadership quality.
It is also a valuable personal quality when it comes to progressing in your professional endeavours irrespective of your job title or role where you can focus more on solutions over problems.
No matter what role you play in your organisation/workplace or a team, thinking strategically helps you make better decisions as it enables you to align your thoughts with your actions.
By incorporating strategic thinking into your everyday working life routines, you will be more skilled at anticipating, preparing and making most of an opportunity.
Over-emphasis on self-esteem to achieve our aspirations, goals and ambitions leads to wrong self-concept.
When we treat ourselves with compassion unconditionally, we are better able to perceive our real worthiness which is the foundation for personal and professional improvement.
How you make tough choices often shapes your workplace decision-making culture. Blindly following your perception of what’s right or wrong can lead to poor or faulty decision-making and sometimes to decision avoidance.