Assertiveness is an important skill that can make your life more enjoyable, but, unfortunately, it's also vastly misconstrued. Sometimes it's difficult to be assertive, or make your beliefs known, while still maintaining peace and understanding. Assertive people often come off as rude or controlling. This is because generally people don't like to be told what to do or how to do it. The trick is in learning how to stand up for yourself without making others feel imposed upon.
Leading by Example It’s hard to argue with a leader who rolls up his or her sleeves and helps the team get the job done. No one can challenge such commitment to the team. Leading by example is one of the best ways to manage people because it shows you are part of the team. This doesn’t mean a leader should do everything for the team. There are managers who mistake leading by example with interfering with its members. The team will learn to resent a leader who simply does ever
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life ~Charles Darwin~ There are a lot of different factors that come into play when it comes to being successful. Today, let’s focus on two of them (being organized and being on time) that can make a huge difference in your day-to-day life. Think back on some of the most successful people you’ve met in your own life. The chances are they were good at both of these - organized and on time. There’s a reas
You have decided that you want to create a positive change. You have a vision of a more successful you. Now you just need to work out how to get there; to achieve your goal. It is a well-known fact that habits take at least 21 days to master and to become automatic. Of course the exact timing depends on the complexity of the habit you wish to create (or break). Repetition and practice are crucial. The following is a simple outline of a 9 step habit creation plan that will hel
Everyone has habits; both good and bad. These are behaviors undertaken every day automatically. Successful people intentionally create success habits that enable them to achieve the life they desire. They are prepared to invest their time in creating these habits as they understand that they will help them to reach their goal. Creating new habits has to be an intentional process and generally takes 21 days for the new behavior to be assimilated into daily life and routines. S
If you are not investing in personal development, you may be limiting your true potential. Personal development affects your entire life, not just your work life or your personal life. It’s amazing how many people don’t try to improve themselves. These are the same people that wonder why they are not getting anywhere with their lives. You want to use some guidelines to help you which are as follows: Imagine How You Want to Shape Your Life Without a vision, you won’t be able