While recognizing our shortcomings, the end of the year also offers a time for us to celebrate our successes.
Posts Tagged: reflection
Sunrise is a time to hit the pause button on the morning routine. I think I can speak for most professionals when I say the chaos of the work day seems to stifle most opportunities to seek out new ideas or solve current problems. So find your sunrise. Find your moment of pause.
The turning of the seasons is a natural time to reflect, to think about where we are in our journey and where we’d like to go.
As you approach 2018, remember that you can remove roadblocks and find your niche – even in the midst of change. Discover how you can survive even if your proverbial iceberg is melting. Read these eight tips to get started.
Imagine you just completed a big project. For the most part, you consider it a success, but inevitably no project goes 100 percent according to plan. While the “woulda/shoulda/couldas” are fresh in your mind, it’s easy to assume you’ll remember them when it comes time for the next project. Learn how a retrospective can help.
I learned a new phrase this week: “time confetti.” It’s a phrase that Brigid Schulte, author of Overwhelmed: Work, Love, And Play When No One Has The Time uses to describe the harried mishmash of time in modern life. Our days are sliced to ribbons by hordes of overlapping responsibilities, our constant connectivity to workRead… Read more »
With the start of the New Year I find myself in a reflective mood. Being an effective leader in government, with all the challenges of these tumultuous times, demands a deeper sense of courage and personal integrity. Leaders will be challenged to authentically stay true to our core beliefs and values. Certainly the dynamics ofRead… Read more »
It was in my second year of being a Presidential Management Intern when I was feeling rather cocky after a string of successful projects. So, when I met with my boss for our weekly status meeting, I was casually leaning back in my chair just radiating gloat. That is when he leaned forward and said,Read… Read more »
I just started (2 months ago, actually) a new job in a fairly new program at the City of Toronto. I am posting this blog on our internal facebook called webbook, but I would like to share it with all of you. Your feedback would be very useful. This is a blog about my experienceRead… Read more »
Originally posted on www.andrewdwelch.com at http://www.andrewdwelch.com/2010/06/memorial-day-reflection-that-our-flag.html. One stone wall of the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC is home to a quote for which we have General George Marshall to be thankful. “We are determined that before the sun sets on this terrible struggle our flag will be recognized throughout the world as aRead… Read more »