Being Gracious And Diplomatic After Losing An Argument

No one likes to lose an argument, but it is impossible always to be right no matter what you may think. This means, at some point, you will lose an argument. When this happens, it is best if you act graciously so that the argument doesn’t resurface at a later date. Consider The Other Person’s Points Even though you may …

MAJOR BARRIERS TO CRITICAL THINKING

Critical thinking is essential to using your overall experience, background, common sense and other attributes to become more aware of how your efforts for success are being spent.  Critical thinking is a key component to becoming a successful leader and employee.  When you have barriers to the critical thinking process, it can seriously harm your ability to move forward. When …

5 Habits of Highly Self-Disciplined People

Some people seem to have it all. They get up each day and hit the floor running. They accomplish more by noon than you do in a day. You look at all they get done successfully, while you’ve been fumbling along in their wake. You can’t help but wonder: What do they have that I don’t? The answer is more …

SELF-DISCIPLINE IS A LEARNED BEHAVIOR

You are as self-disciplined as you have learned how to be. Do you find this thought discouraging? Think about it. As a child, you might have been given an allowance or a few dollars at your birthday or on holiday. When you’re very young, the first thing you do is buy something intensely satisfying right now, which is good in …

HOW TO INCREASE YOUR DEBATE SKILLS IN 4 STEPS

Do you feel that your debate skills aren’t very good? Or do you think that you might need a little help to take you to the next level? Below are four easy ways to boost your debate skills. Prepare Evidence in Advance There is nothing more embarrassing than debating with someone who has no evidence, or if they do have …

When is it Better to Avoid an Argument?

The problem with arguing is that there is often a winner and someone who walks away as a loser. No one likes to be the loser. Sometimes arguments can be constructive and lead to problems being solved. But other times, it can be better to avoid an argument altogether, especially in the situations outlined below. When You’ve Argued About It …

WHY IS SELF-DISCIPLINE SO IMPORTANT?

Self-discipline is an important skill every person who wants to achieve more in life should possess. Self-discipline is essential in every aspect of life. Even though most people recognize the benefits of self-discipline, very few do something to reinforce and grow this beneficial skill. Contrary to some beliefs, self-discipline is not being harsh to yourself or living a restrictive lifestyle. …

FIVE STRATEGIES TO HELP YOU RIDE THROUGH AND COME OUT ON TOP

Most of us have faced or continue to face life challenges.  How can we not, COVID-19 and other factors have touched every single one of us in some way or another.  It’s  hard to remember that it’s normal to have obstacles crop up from time to time. Everyone has setbacks, disappointments, and tough times. But going through a rough patch …

SEVEN STEPS TO MANAGE BURNOUT

With all of the changes occuring in life and workplaces, it’s no wonder that people are experiencing burnout.  So, actually, what happens to our brains when we feel burnout?  How can we manage our thoughts, behaviors when we feel burnout?  Managing burnout is and can be a real challenge but if we understand how our brain functions, we can manage …

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO BUILD RESILIENCE?

The Importance Of Resilience  It is going to improve your quality of life. The higher your levels of resilience, the better your psychological and physical health will be. Resilient people are less likely to experience symptoms of anxiety and depression and manage most facets of their life more efficiently. There is the added benefit of healthier relationships as well. One …