People who wear their “busyness” as a badge of honor are often scattered, disorganized, and not nearly as effective as they could be.
It’s very common for new managers to lack assertiveness because they are overly focused on avoiding the spotlight and making everyone comfortable.
Instead of being victimized by someone you don’t respect, you take charge of your life.
Months had passed, and instead of making improvements, she hadn’t changed her behavior and felt like a failure.
For many years, she had let other people’s opinions and preferences influence her decision-making instead of trusting her own judgment.
Her attention was solely focused on noticing injustice and dysfunction, which aggravated her on a daily basis, and left her no energy or creativity to start thinking about solutions.
Ana had put many aspects of her life on hold until she would have more time.
Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others.
Chances are, you’re stuck in a loop and keep thinking the same thoughts over and over. You may want things that appear impossible or seem to include elements that are mutually exclusive.
If failure means not getting what you want, and letting fear stop you from pursuing what you desire, also leads to not getting what you want, isn’t that failure too?
Change your perspective on who you are and what you’re capable of doing, and your entire life will transform.
Once you become your own source of healing and well-being, other people’s behaviors won’t have much power over you anymore.
Knowledge and intention without implementation are worthless. When higher ed. administrators don’t walk the talk, the issue is…
Most over-achievers tend to define strength as “not letting anything take them down” and “never showing any signs of weakness” or “never needing anything from anyone”.
People pleasers typically lack boundaries and have a hard time saying no. They tend to put other people’s desires before their own which causes them excessive workloads and too many sacrifices.
it’s hard for you to relax at the end of the day because there is still more work to do. Can you relate?
If you tend to take things personally when they are not personal, it is because something has hit a nerve. You are projecting your own doubts and insecurities on other people.
One of my favorite quotes by Albert Einstein is “The most important decision we make is whether we believe we live in a friendly or hostile universe.”
What do you think it’s going to take to improve your job satisfaction? Do you need your boss to retire, an annoying coworker to get a job elsewhere
The reason they aren’t as inspirational as they would like is because of something they do and need to stop doing. Many of these behaviors are related to an excessive need for certainty, safety, and predictability.
People whose minds seldom engage in these poor thinking habits rarely struggle with time management.
Did you know that humans have 60,000 to 70,000 thoughts per day and around 90% of these thoughts are the same as they had the previous day? It is because neurons that fire together wire together.
Is there something about yourself that you don’t quite accept but you haven’t been able to change? Do you feel guilty or even shameful?
Would you agree that it is essential for leaders in higher education to listen actively and to be open to new ideas and different perspectives?
If you do small things on a regular basis that make you difficult to work with or plain annoying, nobody will make the time to help you understand.
If you have a tendency to be too hard on yourself and expect more from yourself than you would from others...
Living without a stifling inner-critic has been liberating and empowering. This shift created more success than self-judgement ever could.
No matter the situation, no matter what they observe, their minds don’t think “this should not be happening.”
Confident people know their worth so they don’t need to talk about it. They have nothing to prove and can focus their energy on their work and on helping others.
Respect is not something you can demand or force people to give you. It is something you inspire in others through your behavior.