Unfortunately, the benefits of trust are often overlooked. We tend to not fully realize how trust can help you be more successful.
There are some things you can do before and during a difficult conversation to make it easier and more successful.
I would like to discuss the advantages of feedback and note some useful tips to keep in mind about how to give feedback so that it is well received.
Great leaders are very often not very nice but we appreciate their harshness because we know it is rooted in a genuine concern for us and it helps us become better.
What we see in some situations is that we really are presented with a difficult choice to be soft and give or to be harder and stand your ground.
It was the harrowing New Zealand movie Once Were Warriors that put this notion into my head. Here’s the skinny:
In a sense, as human beings we are weapons. Put in the right hands a weapon can protect. In the wrong hands, it destroys.
We all want to be the best we can be. One may ask however, “If I strive for excellence, does that mean that I must try to be perfect?”
Procrastination ends where Gratitude begins.
Etsko Schuitema explains in this animated video that what we have been conditioned to believe does not lead us to achieve the things that we seek when we go to work everyday; self interest is, apparently, not in our best interest!