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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...

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...

3 Reasons Why You May Not Be in Flow at Work

Are you in flow at work? Do you have a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment? Good news is that even if you are not in flow at work, you can be one day (without having to change your job). There are three challenges preventing people from being in flow (as per Wikipedia’s...

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...

How to Increase Professional and Personal Satisfaction by Knowing Your Values

After publishing the article on giving your job one last chance before you decide to quit, I received a very interesting comment. The comment recommends checking if the current job still matches person’s values. The same comment also mentions that values re-prioritize as people grow and change. Very true. Values drive behavior, decisions, and contribute...

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...

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...

Top Five Investments You Should Make before Getting Fired for Redundancy

When I first experienced collective lay-offs in a multinational company, I was shocked. There is no security, no stability in this world. At the age of 50, I could become redundant and useless. It sounds bitter, but it might happen to anybody one day. That`s life. Plenty of questions started floating in my head. How...

How to Cope with Professional Challenges and Stay Happy?

How come certain challenges are too hard while others are not hard enough? And why do some challenges make us excited while others make us feel low? And how come a challenge that seemed too hard and was pulling us down, can become the right challenge and makes us feel excited? Maybe it is not about...

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...

1 Simple Tip How to Deal with Procrastination and Feel Happier

Do you have sometimes days at work when you do not feel like doing anything? I do. And unfortunately, I have a lot of flexibility, with little external pressure and deadlines. My solution was to start doing my own plan with deadlines. However, my nice plan with deadlines has soon become my worst enemy. Sometimes...

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