by Rick Levine
Thursday, October 12, 2017 – Making progress at work is an uphill battle when you must frequently interrupt your regular tasks to solve a problem. Thankfully, solutions arrive effortlessly today, but not until you go through the motions of deconstructing the dilemma and constructing a better plan. Your only adversary is your own self-doubt; giving yourself a quick pep talk motivates you to dismiss any negative thinking. Anthropologist Carlos Castaneda wrote, “We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.”
Words that you mean to be pleasant salutations might be taken as personal attacks. Choose your communication with a partner carefully. Can you avoid mixed messages?