Will power is a finite resource… peer power is infinite
Not worrying about what other people think of you can be liberating. It can inspire you to be fearless, to be brave, and to push your own limits without having to kowtow to the beliefs, expectations and desires of others. When we learn to live according to our own values, we become better at what we do; more engaged in our endeavours, and more satisfied with our lives. And who doesn't want that??
Giving feedback to a boss is not always easy.
When conversations get difficult or disturbing, people are hard-wired to either retreat or attack.
Sometimes, knowing what the new behaviour needs to be can be just as tricky as knowing how to make it stick.
Someone once said the value of your ‘yes’ means nothing if you can’t say ‘no’.
People are not their behaviours but we treat them as such. When a driver "cuts us off", we label them stupid, irresponsible, or a bad driver.
Here are some simple tricks for staying calm under pressure.
For women, winning at work is not about competence; it’s about confidence.
It’s very easy to start believing that the push back you’re getting from others is a personal slight towards you.
When we don’t deal with resistance we leave people to their own devices and their own stories.
Resistance can take many forms.
Resistance is a normal and healthy response to change.
Body language is a powerful communication medium. What we do with our heads, our hands and even our body affects the message we’re sending.
Resistance is not the enemy. Our response to it is.
The better you are at giving critical feedback, the faster and deeper your people will develop.
If we are to survive and thrive, we must spend time cultivating our ability to understand the science of human relationships.
Women are guilty of abusing their power, but not in the way you may think.