Category Archives: At Work

Don’t Be Over-Reactive

Sometimes things do not go as planned. Sometimes bad things happen. When they do,  don’t  overreact  to them. Take Jim, for example. He would blow up, yelling and screaming at everyone, especially the person who brought him the bad news. … Continue reading

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Prepare yourself

Your preparation will not only enable you to seize the opportunity. By preparing for the opportunity, you actually help to make that opportunity real in your life. Continue reading

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Don’t Keep People Waiting

When you’re on time, however, you avoid all this stress and then some. They may not express it, but the people you work with will appre­ciate the fact that you’re not late. They won’t have any reason to be mad at you or to think you don’t respect their time. They won’t be talking behind your back, and you won’t get the reputation as the person who is always late. You’ll stop rushing and, because you won’t be so hurried, you’ll relax a little bit and have slightly more time to reflect. Continue reading

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Avoid Making Decisions From Ego

Make your decisions based on good information, good recommendations, and thought- ful analysis focused on achieving the best outcomes for everyone. Remember that ego focuses on yourself. Good decision makers focus on the organization and others. Continue reading

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Give ’Em the Benefit of the Doubt

“Giving others the benefit of the doubt allows them to do the same for you. Reciprocal respectful treatment leads to solid relationships” We are often too quick to judge the actions and motivations of others. When things don’t go  specifically … Continue reading

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Other perspectives

Even when you disagree with someone’s opinion, there is something you can learn from it. Everyone has a different perspective, and there is much knowledge to be gained by considering the viewpoint of others. Continue reading

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Don’t Take Things Personal

We know, we know—a lot easier said than done! But it’s  a  good  policy  to practice. There are two situations you need   to  consider when working to not take things personal. The first is your ego; the second is the other … Continue reading

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