The term self-improvement has been used so often that it seems to have lost some of its meaning and power. Most people strive to be successful, but it is extremely helpful if we band together to get the support that help during the hard times.
How do you know if you’re using a negative response style? In any relationship the way a partner chooses to respond to good, bad or even mediocre news can have a big and lasting effect. It sends signals about reliability, trustworthiness, and the satisfaction.
At one level it’s one of those glass half-full or empty issues: pessimism versus optimism. The idea that we have a something called a mindset is simple and intuitive. It defines us as fixed or flexible.
Work advice, plenty of people offer it but how much is valuable? Actually this post, in part, is about management speak. Have you ever been exposed to it? It’s the sort of terminology where you wonder if you’ve been in a coma and the language has left you behind?
Everyone knows that a good first impression matters, but why is that, and more importantly how can we avoid unintentionally giving the wrong impression? Chances are we’ve all blundered through situations. When we’re young our inappropriate dress, behaviour or comments are put down to youth. When we’re older, or in a senior position, things can become more strained and less forgiving.