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Reframing Change to Always Play in Your Favor

Reframing Change to Always Play in Your Favor

Reframing Change to Always Play in Your Favor I love changes, whether I create them or need to adapt to them. I believe that any change is a chance to wake up from my personal status quo, reflect, reassess where I am heading, and discover routines that no longer serve me. A change indicates an...

Choose a Job You Love or Love the Job You do

Choose a Job You Love or Love the Job You Do?

Choose a Job You Love or Love the Job You Do? The great Chinese philosopher Confucius once said, “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” The concept sounds so beautiful, so easy and so static. When I was a child, I dreamed of a job that...

How to Reset Yourself to Enjoy Your Job

How to Reset Yourself to Enjoy Your Job Do you enjoy your job? Every day, every minute, every second? I am sure you don’t! I have never had a job where I enjoyed doing all it entailed, all the time, and with everybody involved. And this is okay. The problem begins when the negative aspects...

The Second Step to Giving Great Answers

After being present and focused, the second step to giving great answers is the most obvious and sometimes the most difficult. Let people finish speaking. Simple?! Then imagine a heated discussion with another person. And you want to say something brilliant, a solution that will be super duper the best ever heard, known and imagined....

How Criticising Other People Can Help You to Find Your Blind Spots

I am especially happy when I complain about somebody’s behavior. I don’t say that I like to complain about people. I just like to notice what I am saying and how it relates to my own behavior. I find very true what all the spiritual junkies claim: “When we look at others we are looking at...

Three Tips to Start Doing Things Differently and Get Different Results

There are moments when we realize that our good old habits are not helpful anymore. And by doing the same things the same way over and over again, we get always the same mediocre results. If you want to do something about that, here are three tips how to start doing things differently: 1. Find Out...

When Tough Feedback Helps You to Turn Off Your Autopilot

Our behavior consists of various habits, physical, mental, emotional. Those habits trigger automatic reactions.  It is like an autopilot, it clicks somewhere and we are acting without paying attention to what is happening. Some time ago, I asked one of my superiors for feedback. He was very frank and wrote I had a problem with...

An Introvert’s Journey from Networking Hell to Heaven

Imagine you go to a conference or any other crowded event and you don’t know anybody. You stand in the middle of the crowd holding your glass and desperately waiting for someone to talk to you. You look around and see small groups of people who discuss together. Still, nobody talking to you.  You wait...

People Do Not Change but Can Change Their Behavior

I will be really personal now. Maybe a way how to get certain topics out of my chest. My ex-partner was always telling me: „I am like I am and I will not change.“ It was driving me crazy. Of course,  it was driving me crazy – it was very true. People can not change...

How To Be Yourself at Work

According to this article, people tend to enjoy their jobs more when they feel like they can be their authentic selves at work. The same article cites a survey in which one-third of the employees felt like they needed to fake their personality at work. For some time, I was doing a job where I felt I...

Join Your Own “Anonymous Alcoholics” Group to Change Your Habits

This article is totally NOT for people who have a problem with alcohol. It is for the people who have sometimes a problem with self-management. Ok, just in case I did not use the right term in English, as per www.reference.com: “The best definition of self-management skills is the personal application of behavior change tactics...

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