I’ve probably mentioned that change takes time and how you should feel about it.
Not long ago I found myself in a spot I was uncomfortable with. I wanted to create a network within my community to share and think differently about the subject.
I then went out into the world with a new approach. My new approach included being open to the fact that there are many people who could benefit from my services. With this new approach, I now viewed my world differently and had detached from the outcome. Too many of us attach our self worth to the approval [...]
Being confident and resilient can be learned skills.
In order to possesses confidence and if you want to be successful in any economy or job market, mastering this skill is crucial.
In order to be resilient you need to detach your self from the outcome of the situation you are presented with. This doesn’t mean check out completely. It means remove the self identification from the outcome of the situation. Go to the interview and unsure.
Some strategies for developing resiliency are as follows:
The job interview seemed perfect. They hung on every word and what you may do differently the next time. [...]
I recently saw a video about Daniel Pink’s new book “Drive”. For those of you unfamiliar with Daniel Pink he is the author of several best selling books about the changing world of work and where you are going. This sense of clarity gives you the direction you need to accomplish things over the long term. So ask yourself, what’s your sentence?
The second important part of having a mission statement according to Daniel Pink is to ask yourself everyday “Was I Better Today than Yesterday?” If you take the time to ask yourself that question each day you will see [...]
Do you have self-mastery? Self-mastery means that you feel competent to make your way in the world knowing you can hand need to learn.
In her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Carol Dweck, PhD has studies that show when children are told they’re brilliant, they start looking at effort as a sign of inadequacy, thereby causing emotional stress. When things get difficult at school, they can’t hand using them to create a framework for success in your endeavors. So, do you have self mastery? Can you make it through the turbulence of the career world? Maybe it’s [...]