There is no harm in keeping yourself or your business updated, being competent or being interested in new technologies, ideas or products. But however, when it becomes always about the next thing and if you are prone to chasing new things constantly and never settling with one option, it leads to several negative consequences.
How often do you fall prey to shiny object syndrome?
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.
Even though many of us know what it means to be mentally strong, yet in our day-to-day life we get overwhelmed by unexpected changes or sudden life stressors.
The decisions we make in the moment and habits we establish overtime determine our level of resilience in any situation.
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.
[inlinetweet]]If you give into intimidation, you’ll go on being intimidated.”– Aung San Suu Kyi[[/inlinetweet]
Some people resort to managing through fear or intimidation to exert control or to stimulate people’s performance, but it certainly cannot be a motivating strategy in long-term.
Whether the intimidation is internal that has to do with your thought process or external —having to do with the actions or behaviour of others, you can learn to overcome it.
“Leading is all about managing your mindset.” Your mindset not only influences how you think and interpret situations but also your emotional reactions, decisions and actions during adversity.
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.
Are your inadequate thinking habits the reason for your inability to put things right or solve certain difficult problems or situations? What is your preferred way of thinking-is it problem-oriented or solution-oriented?
We are all inherently worthy, but there are always certain moments in our life where we experience moments of negative self-worth where self-doubt takes over your self-belief.
Constant decision-making leads to decreased self-control, decision avoidance and less accuracy in making right choices. Explore these simple changes you can make towards achieving a simple and more organised lifestyle to overcome decision fatigue.
“Too often we … enjoy the comfort of opinions without the discomfort of thought.”– J.F.Kennedy Each one of us perceive and understand the problems, events and circumstances of our lives in different ways based on our thoughts, beliefs and habitual behaviours that we cultivate on a daily basis. How we think affects everything from our… Continue reading
“Every thought we think is creating our future.”― Louise Hay Our thoughts and emotions shape our experiences. We become what we feed our minds. The decisions and choices we make determine the direction we take in our lives, and we do so by our thoughts. Thoughts if aligned with our goals and with what we… Continue reading