I wonder how many people I’ve looked at all my life and never seen.John Steinbeck (The Winter of Our Discontent)
Either you run the day or the day runs you..Jim Rohn
You can’t stop the future, You can’t rewind the past, The only way to learn the secret … is to press play.Jay Asher (Thirteen Reasons Why)
Salary comparison site PayScale surveyed approximately 400,000 US employees to find out which felt most empowered by their role. The top-1- job titles displaying the strongest levels of confidence were: 10. Sound Engineering Technician9. Farmer/Rancher8. Bartender7. Chef/Head Cook6. Plant/Systems Operator5. Floral designer4. Airfield Operations Specialist3. Art Director2. Chief Executive1. Cook in a private household Depending… Read More What’s in a name?
A famous night-club in my home town had its original floor ripped up, ready for a new one to be laid. When 500 pieces of that floor were saved and put up for sale, there was an online scramble to secure a piece of music history. Who says you can’t buy happiness?
Googliness. What a great word. Apparently Google looks for “Googliness” – a mashup of passion and drive that’s hard to define but easy to spot – when it’s recruiting. I wonder what your company/organisation terminology equivalent might be? You could have some fun with this.
ThinkReflectAsk questionsListen to the answersRespond to feelingsConsider optionsPrioritiseTake action Do you think it’s possible to self-coach?
I read a lovely social media post by someone who had shared some wonderful feedback they’d received. It really was glowing. The person who’d posted made an excellent point. They said that instead of the feedback causing them to step back and consider their work done, the feedback had the opposite effect – of motivating… Read More More and more . . .
I heard a tale the other day of someone’s distress at the amount of meetings they are expected to attend – not just in a working week, but often on the same day. After we’d talked about possibilities for reducing them – and much of that could only be done in their particular case through… Read More Meet me half way . . .
“It’s the greatest advantage of reminiscing. The past can be exactly how you wanted it to be the first time around.” Joanna Cannon (Three Things About Elsie)