Articles and blogs tackling issues and encouraging continuous improvement
“As our world gets more connected, the projects that change us are more and more likely to have a form that would be hard to recognize just a generation ago. But inventing and choosing and supporting these projects is now on us, and it begins by recognizing that they even exist.” – Seth Godin
This describes our Impact Project! The idea is to do good in our community, work, and self. And then, to share that good with others and encourage one another to do likewise.
We always want to be honest and truthful in any message we convey – but just as important, is that we communicate with kindness so the message is received.
It’s hard to constantly step back and make sure we are working on the RIGHT thing. Busy doesn’t mean effective. I constantly have to remind myself to not just go through my email and be reactive, but at the beginning of the day identify what the BIG goals are (sometimes called ‘Rocks’) and make sure I spend time on those.
Conflict…there is no escaping it in the workplace. But conflict doesn’t have to be a negative, it can be an opportunity for learning and growth if handled well.
Excellence is always a worthwhile pursuit. But if you cross the line to making perfection the goal, you risk slowing progress, or worse, never getting started.
Mistakes at work… they happen…because we are human! What we choose to do next is critical so that we don’t compound the original mistake by poor follow-up. So, after you take a moment to feel the feels, make a plan for recovery.
If your attitude adds friction to every interpersonal experience, it makes everything you want to do harder. People are less likely to take your suggestions or receive input from you.
Professionalism plays an important role in building trust and getting things done