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High agency: how to feel more in control in your life and work

High agency: how to feel more in control in your life and work

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Personal agency, or self-agency, describes the experiences we have when we set goals for ourselves and take action to achieve them.

  • People with high agency feel a sense of control over their lives, and they can make decisions about what they want or ne...

The six components of high agency

  • Intentionality assumes that humans are making conscious choices to improve their lives. 
  • Power means that a person has the resources, capabilities, and knowledge to act on their goals.
  • Rationality: We can understand the circ...

Low self-agency is not a moral failing; there are many social, economic, and cultural reasons people may feel that they have little control over their lives.

You have probably come across people with low self-agency in your everyday life. Perhaps you know a coworker who constantly ...

  • Examine your beliefs. Would you describe yourself as someone with high agency, low agency, or somewhere in between?
  • Practice intentionality. Setting a small intention at the beginning of each week can help you get in the habit of purposive thinking a...

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