Seven Ways To Cure Your Aversion To Risk
If you have only considered one possibility, you should probably worry about it.
Find many possibilities for success, then you can be positive that at least some of them might work out.
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Encouraging people to be curious generates workplace improvements.
When we are curious, we view tough situations more creatively. Studies have found that curiosity is associated with less defensive reactions to stress and less aggressive reactions to provocation.
Curiosity encourages members of a group to put themselves in one another’s shoes and take an interest in one another’s ideas rather than focus only on their own perspective.
Thus, conflicts are less heated, and groups achieve better results.
It involves being able to see the point of view of someone you usually consider to be part of an outgroup.
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Both perspective-taking and perspective-giving are powerful tools to help negotiate differences, particularly between groups of different power dynamics.
Although similar, perspective-taking is not the same as empathy. Empathy falls short in trying to reduce polarization. In fact, empathy appeared to make things worse.
We tend to feel empathy more towards people like us, that we can relate to. If an outgroup attacks an ingroup, the empathic concern doesn't help.
“The best performers set goals that are not about the outcome but about the process of reaching the outcome.”
We never arrive. We work hard to succeed, and then we have to work twice as hard to maintain that success.
It’s a slow grind. And it starts with our mindset.
We all have some type of talent, something that sets us apart from the rest of the world. This can also be a potential trap.
Never just rely on your gift or talent alone. Work on your craft. Investigate your weaknesses and make an effort to minimize them.