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Here are 4 myths when managing beliefs about work addiction, overwhelm, stress and burn-out Myth 1: Overworking is a sign of productiveness Often being busy is confused with being efficient, focused and productive. However, working 24/7 does not guarantee you will be productive. In fact, in the long term, overwhelm and working 24/7 could increase your chances of experiencing stress, mental
What comes to your mind when you think of assertiveness? Being assertive is very different to being angry, rude or controlling which are all fear-based closed responses. Instead, being assertive exists on a finely balanced continuum between communicating your needs, boundaries, negotiables and non-negotiables, whilst also communicating your listening skills, empathy and understanding for others. It takes an open mindset and
A new promotion can be an exciting new step in your career. Not only does it acknowledge all of your hard work, your dedication, your character and your skill set up to this point, but also it reflects your management’s trust and faith within your abilities, skills and positive value you bring to the table. All of this should boost your confidence.
Have you ever heard the saying ‘there is no gain without pain’? It’s a traditional, common yet dangerous myth many people buy into, which says that you need to be a perfectionist, you need to over-work, experience burn-out, stress or pressure in order for you to achieve success and feel as though you fully deserve and have worked towards accomplishing something of real value.
I think it’s fair to say that we’ve all experienced toxic and unhealthy professional or personal relationships. These are often the relationships which take instead of give back, instil a sense of doubt and low self confidence within you and leave you feeling unfulfilled and emotionally and even physically drained.
The Pressures Of Being A Role Model: Why Hanging Up Your Superhuman Cape Can Actually Lead To Successful Results
Whether you’re in a senior role, a public role, or your personal life beckons you to don your cape and showcase your inner and outer superhuman powers, it’s easy to be consumed by a role where people look up to you or even depend upon you to come up with the answers, action and successful results.