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

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

How to stop being taken for granted

What do you do when a person’s behavior makes you feel taken for granted, controlled or undervalued in a personal or professional relationship? Feeling undervalued can be extremely frustrating and demotivating, especially in workplaces when you want your efforts to be recognized and rewarded. When your efforts go unnoticed, ignored and unappreciated, you feel small, … Continue reading How to stop being taken for granted

How assertive are you?

"Too many of us fail to fulfill our needs because we say no rather than yes, yes when we should say no.” - William Glasser To handle uncomfortable or hostile or difficult moments or situations in your personal or professional life, you should have a strong sense of yourself and should find balance in your … Continue reading How assertive are you?

How to deal with toxic behaviour

In order to be successful in the work you do, you need to dedicate your time, effort and mental strength to what you pursue. But sometimes what makes your work difficult is the toxic behaviour of difficult people around you that fuel negativity, stir up doubt and generally make your work harder. Some people may … Continue reading How to deal with toxic behaviour

How to handle conflicts productively

“The purpose of disagreement is not victory or defeat, it is progress.” - Teal Swan Disagreements and differences are inevitable and they often spark a conflict. We all have different opinions and ideas that often lead to serious disagreements in a discussion be it in work places or in our personal lives. You won’t always … Continue reading How to handle conflicts productively

Working Together Works

“ There is no limit to what a man can do, as long as he doesn’t mind who takes the credit.” Working together works. Everyone, whether at work or in play situations need to work together. Even the horses pulling the chariot have to run at the same speed, for the chariot to move forward … Continue reading Working Together Works