There are two ways you can handle your weaknesses. You can let them run you or you can run head first into them. If you are going to run head first into them it is a good idea to have a plan.
“Understanding the difference between healthy striving and perfectionism is critical to laying down the shield and picking up your life. Research shows that perfectionism hampers success. In fact, it's often the path to depression, anxiety, addiction, and life paralysis.” ― Brené Brown
“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” ― Voltaire
"Everybody is unique and has the potential to do extraordinary things. The first step is often challenging accepted thinking." Richard Branson
“Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
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Applying the Theory of Constraints to Human Resources and Organisational Development. Excellent!
An excellent read that all Human Resource professionals should read and digest. It is refreshing insight.
“Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.” ― Carl Sagan
“Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” ― Steve Jobs
“A thought is harmless unless we believe it. It’s not our thoughts, but our attachment to our thoughts, that causes suffering. Attaching to a thought means believing that it’s true, without inquiring. A belief is a thought that we’ve been attaching to, often for years.” ― Byron Katie
"As long as we think that we already know we don't bother to rethink the situation." - Eli Goldratt
Over 30 years of research across thousands of organizations using the Organizational Culture Inventory® has shown positive relationships between Constructive cultural norms (that is, expectations for members to behave constructively in order to “fit in”) and motivation, engagement, teamwork, quality, external adaptability and, ultimately, profitability. Constructive cultures are those in which members are encouraged to … Continue reading Create Constructive Cultures and Impact the World
The practice of accelerated improvement must be based on what is, not on how we would like things to be. We often do not have a proper understanding of where we are, of what we are actually doing or what the problem is. We can not truly know what to change to without first knowing what to change. From … Continue reading From the beginning, improvement initiatives should be concerned with what actually exists.
Win/Lose, Lose/Win, Lose/Lose. These are the only outcomes of competitive behaviour. Win/Win. This is the outcome required for success. "I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends." - Abraham Lincoln YourThinkingCoach.com - Bringing Clarity at Velocity for your next Breakthrough™
Get the job done fast and get the results. That is usually the excuse to use a bit of power behaviour. The down side of using power - people will avoid doing your task either mentally or physically. No ones likes feeling like a slave. "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have … Continue reading No ones likes feeling like a slave
Procrastination is a favourite human past time but in reality it is simply avoidance. By having your head in the clouds or by burying it in the sand you are trying to control your experience. But you aren't controlling your experience you are delaying it. It is not as safe as you think. "One ought never to … Continue reading Procrastination is a favourite human past time but …
Do you feel like you always have to ask for direction, always say "Yes" when people ask things of you, always defer to others for decisions? You may feel like you have no choice. You are being dependent. Self worth comes from within. Trust you judgement, take the initiative, set and achieve goals of your … Continue reading You can feel much happier if …
If you hesitate to express your opinion and find yourself constantly wondering what others think chances are that your seeking approval from them. If you are seeking approval chances are you are not making your contribution. People like people who contribute. If YOU don't make a genuine and real contribution people will avoid you. Lean to much … Continue reading People like people who make a contribution.
Being conventional has it's benefits. You can manage risk, be reliable, comply with policy and be safe. But, it has it's down sides. It restricts creativity and dampens your level of achievement. You end up living someone else's life. Bend some rules. "Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy to growth" - John … Continue reading Bend some rules!