Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else." –- Sara Blakey Most of us come across difficult people at some point in our lives who are intimidating and make us feel on edge, uneasy or unsure of ourselves. The … Continue reading
"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
"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
“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
What is your tendency in most conflict situations – Do you avoid conflict or seek it out? Certain conflicts or issues get tougher to resolve because we lack awareness in how we each approach such issues. Click on the above link to know your approach to conflicting situations to enhance your conflict management
There is a very fine line between influence and manipulation. What can you do to more consistently use influence in your efforts to persuade others? And When you are doing so, is it coming from a place of helping others understand a situation better or from a desire to get your way?
“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning and focused effort.” – Paul. J. Mayer Do you often finish your workday feeling like you weren’t able to accomplish everything on your list? You start each day with a plan, to get so much done, a goal, … Continue reading How to identify your personal productivity style
"Empathy is like a Universal solvent. Any problem immersed in empathy becomes soluble.”- Simon Baron-Cohen Our relationship with others determines much of our happiness and success in life. How you get along with your coworkers, superiors, friends and family often depends on your interpersonal skills, and at the root of good interpersonal skills is empathy … Continue reading How to expand your empathic potential