Life around us is changing rapidly. We have the power to share anything to millions of people, in this age of technological evolution that we don’t fully comprehend. It is important to speak your mind, be authentic and not overexpose yourself.
As our lives go more and more virtual, we are not talking much to others, as we used to, unable to ask for support or help, or even someone to listen to us. An effective antidote to taming this mental isolation and suffocation is to start writing.
People ask me all the time: how do you manage to be constantly burnt out while also accomplishing very little? It's not easy.
It takes years of concerted effort. You have to build up habits, to the point where the line between work and time-wasting is essentially blurred. It takes...
You start your day with a general, vague sense of your priorities.
To prevent yourself from making progress, you don't write your tasks down anywhere. Then you can remember a particular task while busy with another, briefly panic, and doing it all over a few minutes later.
You don't make a list or schedule a time for any task. This could make the list of tasks feel manageable, and might also lead you to start one task at a time. You want to feel vaguely overwhelmed at all times.
All leaders have difficult conversations at some point in time, whether it's telling an employee they aren't getting a raise or a promotion, disciplining poor performance, or even firing someone. Having difficult conversations may never be easy, but there are ways to make those conversations both productive and as painless as possible.
The more clarity you can provide, the better the critique will be received during a difficult conversation.
Be honest and thorough with your feedback, and fully clarify why you're having the conversation. Offer as many concrete examples as possible so the person understands you're not just pulling things out of thin air.
I'm sure you've come across ' morning routines ' being talked about as something very important if you want to be healthy and successful. However, I'm guessing you haven't heard of 'night routines' being talked about so much. Night routines are not popular, as sticking to a healthy routine isn't easy, especially at night after a whole day of work.