How adaptable are you?

Did you know that the ancient Chinese symbol for “crisis” is exactly the same as the symbol for “opportunity?” Seeing problems as opportunities is the best possible way to be successful in business and in life. It’s a matter of perspective, so shouldn’t you adopt the perspective that will lead to success and not failure? Problems, change, stress – they’re …

The 5 Main Benefits of Conflict

When you experience a violent storm, it’s easy to rail against the weather. The wind and the rain can seem terrifying, especially when coupled with the crash of thunder and the bright crackle of lightning splitting the sky. But ask any farmer, and they’ll tell you that even storms have their benefits. The rain is necessary for their crops. And …

Managing your time and priorities

“Time is the coin of your life.   It is the only coin you have and only you can determine how it will be sent.  Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you”. Effective Time Management really begins with planning based on your priorities.   Getting clear on your priorities will help you achieve them.    Time is a limited …

Today is a NO productivity day!

Everyone has a day or two now and then when they aren’t as productive as they could have been. But if you find yourself constantly working but not being productive, this is likely to cause several lasting implications not only on your morale but your future work as well. You May Experience Guilt When you feel you aren’t productive, you …

Why is being productive so important?

  This is the short version of the important of being productive.   So, you’ve likely been told that being productive is important, but you may not know exactly WHY?  And the answer honestly isn’t that easy, as being productive can affect different parts of your life. You Manage Your Time More Effectively One thing that productivity does is it allows …

Resiliency: Bouncing Back After a Setback

If you’re looking for a character trait to develop, it would be hard to argue against developing greater than “RESILIENCY”. Few people are successful at anything on their first try. What resiliency does is that it increases the odds of trying again. And again. And again, until the objective is met. The level of your success is heavily dependent on …