As the holidays roll around, it is easy to get lost in time. The fear of missing out (FOMO) may be the companion to the sneaky thief we call procrastination. Read on to find out how.
Posts Tagged: Self-Improvement
How attractive are you on the inside?
Human nature is to finish what we start and if it is not finished, we experience some type of discomfort. This discomfort manifests itself in different ways.
To remain in a job that brings you no pleasure or a sense of accomplishment, at the end of the day, is a choice. There is no obstacle too great when the rewards are worth the sacrifices made to achieve them.
New year-new you, right? According to this post in History of the Holidays, New Year’s Resolutions date back to the Roman era. Babylonians began the tradition in March, but it was the Romans who brought the new tradition to the beginning of the year. The Romans made the change to January because January is named... Read more »
Researchers call that area right outside our comfort zone a state of optimal anxiety. It’s not too overwhelming, but it’s not too easy, and it’s where we often do our best work.
A drive for self-improvement is crucial for career success, but too often we tend to focus on our weaknesses at the expense of building up our strengths. While it's great to shore up skills that are lacking, it's equally important to celebrate and improve on your natural talents. Why? Because it's your strengths that will... Read more »
Whether or not you have kids, we all were one at some point in our lives. We all learned to crawl-walk-run (literally and/or figuratively) throughout life. Chances are along the way it involved watching another. Learning from them probably involved accepting their assistance as well. The point being, at some point in our lives we... Read more »
As the roar of the Holiday season quiets down, people look to the New Year as a time start fresh and to reorient habits and behaviors that may not be serving them well. What often gets lost in creating the new is the value of reflecting on the past, so that beginnings are created on... Read more »
Every successful organization has at least one linchpin; some have dozens or even thousands. The linchpin is the essential element, the person who holds part of the organization together. Without the linchpin, the thing falls apart. – by Seth Godin in Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? (2010) Two American icons have been getting a bit of... Read more »