Why most of us fail? If you are in the incredible 20% of people who hit their resolutions every year, congratulations! You are a rare breed 🙌🥳👏 For the rest of us, it is mostly a journey downwards into a spiral of failure, guilt, and frustration which circles back to thinking less of ourselves and hardly ever making us feel good or achieve anything meaningful. Most of us fail for three main reasons: Lack of clarity, Unreasonable expectations, and Lack of inspiration or passion.
Have authentic, emotionally intelligent relationships with people. Associate with those whose company you enjoy and who support you. Authenticity requires self-awareness and emotional expression so that when in conversation with an individual you are able to share your feelings openly, including any distractions impairing your ability to concentrate on them.
How can we avoid distress?
We cannot. However, we can learn techniques to keep distress to a minimum by increasing our coping strategies. We can also use eustress appropriately in our occupations to improve our performance and inspire others.
People who believe they have equilibrium in their work/life balance are essentially saying they are not suffering undue stress. A work/life balance is a dynamic equilibrium, as no one’s private life ever follows a monotonous pattern without peaks and troughs. How these are negotiated with work demands is where the skill lies.
Boost your career prospects and gain recognition in your network. Did you know that you can showcase your qualification on your LinkedIn profile – the biggest global professional network?
In the post-pandemic world, many self-employed long-timers have lost their businesses and are faced with entering the job market. This could be a daunting prospect for someone who has been in control of their life and business for a very long time and is suddenly faced with looking for a fresh start and evaluating their skills and experience, and wondering what to do next.
Self-development can be a very rewarding and wonderful experience if approached with an open mind and a honest self-reflection. It can help building strong relationships and organisational culture, improve overall performance and wellbeing of everyone involved.
2020 was a turning point for global economies shift to an online remote workforce, and it is here to stay. So why study online? Learning online is a great opportunity to equip professionals with tools and techniques needed to move forward in a new world, and help to prepare them for career advancement, demonstrating key skills to potential employers.
Personal Development Planning Many businesses nowadays pay a lot of attention to how they develop their workforce. Managers and leaders are keen to offer staff new opportunities to learn and move their careers forward. There are huge benefits in doing this. It not only makes sense because you get a more qualified workforce but it […]
Self-Development Tips for Furloughed Workers In recent months, we’ve all been thrown into an alternate universe that was not of our own making. You may currently be working from home with reduced hours or you might have been furloughed and are currently wondering what the future holds. While some are now be preparing to return […]