Most of us don’t enjoy giving feedback to people. That’s because there are three challenges to overcome. First, you may not have developed basic feedback skills. Second, you see the world a certain way. Third, the other person sees the world their way. That’s three big challenges that can create a mess. But you can overcome these challenges through a simple and clean feedback formula that makes use of your strengths.
I haven’t written for a few weeks because for a couple of them, I was sick. It all started with some symptoms that looked like Lyme disease. I’m from Pennsylvania, which is one of those tick-rich states where Lyme is a threat. I went to the doctor’s office and he thought it looked like Lyme, so he prescribed an antibiotic called Doxycycline and ordered a Lyme test.
Sometimes couples in marriage distress need a reality check before they consider calling it quits.
We’re in the midst of an unprecedented strengths movement. Folks are eager to discover their areas of strength, and what’s more, they’re expecting to use their strengths every day. There are more laborers than ever before focused on helping others to use their strengths. And what’s more, technology around strengths is burgeoning.
Are Your Beliefs Hindering Your Growth?
“Who do you think you’re kidding? You’re never going to figure this out!” There it was again: an old mindset. I’d been working on a tech-related issue with my website and based upon experience, I knew that once I figured out the problem, it was going to be simple fix. But the tricky part? Figuring it out WITHOUT spending too much time on it.
Have you ever been so conflicted you felt at war with yourself? You know you have a choice to make, but making the current choice freezes you in indecision. Whether you know it or not, this battle is being waged between the strongest parts of you—your core values. They're yanking at one another, like two animals playing tug-o-war.
The Importance Of Work-Life Balance
As entrepreneurs, whеn we achieve a healthy balance between wоrk and our реrѕоnаl lіfе, our business also bеnеfіtѕ. Here are a few оf the аdvаntаgеѕ of reaching work/life balance:
There’s always a war going on between our weaknesses and strengths. If you’re a business owner, there’s also a war between working IN your business and working ON your business.
Two years ago I was searching for more fulfillment at work. I had been in sales and marketing for 13 years, and though the company was successful, something was missing. I felt if I kept doing the same thing for much longer, I would look back with regret.