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What are your leadership challenges when making and communicating decisions? If you’re a leader, you’ll be used to many leadership challenges. One example is making and communicating difficult decisions. Sometimes your decisions will be judged, scrutinised and will be unpopular. At other times, your decisions may be met with praise and acknowledgement. You may find that you encounter these challenges: Do you
How do you respond to competition and rivalry? Being competitive is one of our most natural survival instincts. It helps us to survive, think on our toes, to be vigilant and ultimately helps us to establish our own identities, purpose and roles. Perhaps you thrive when faced with competition and rivalry? Or perhaps comparing yourself to others or the very prospect of
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 health
What comes to your mind when you think of assertiveness? Becoming assertive is very different to being angry, rude or controlling which are all fear-based closed responses. Instead, becoming 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 requires
A New Promotion and Career Progression A new promotion can be an exciting new step in your career progression. 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.
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.