Are you too optimistic?
As I read this article it occured to me that one of the things I do well is have optimism, each and every day, but am I leaning too much on this strength to the detriment of others?
I like to be enthusiastic, optimistic and energetic every day – that’s just who I am.
What do you think? Have you been too optimistic?
What do you do? How to answer the dreaded question
It’s the question you get asked when you meet a new person. How do you answer it with enough humility, grace and ego to make an impact? Or.. maybe you don’t answer it at all.. how do you change the conversation?
The Ideal Praise-to-Criticism Ratio
There has been a lot of talk about leaders ‘leveraging their strengths’ and whilst I agree with this approach, it does not mean that we don’t give constructive feedback when necessary, after all, if we manage or lead anyone, they expect this feedback and they deserve the respect of us to give it to them. But, let’s be balanced about it!
Be enthusiastic, optimistic and energetic every day.
Simon Sinek talks about an upside down approach to the why/what and how conundrum that is… well, very logical. I absolutely love this video – it will be the best 18 minutes that you spend! Grab a coffee, put your headphones on and be taken away!
I had to share this, I thought it was a brilliant video that really has relationship themes running through it, I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!
Be enthusiastic, optimistic and energetic every day!