The role of an individual’s mindset in driving positive outcomes such as recovery from stress, persistence in tasks and goal achievement has long been established. What may be more surprising though is the role of a leader’s mindset in influencing employee performance. I was speaking with a leader recently, who was struggling to manage the […]
One of my strongest memories from high school is of the one and only time I was called to the Principal’s office. I had been called there because, unbeknownst to me, one of my ‘friends’ had been overheard threatening to ‘rough me up’. Also unbeknownst to me, another of my friends had witnessed this conversation […]
We all talk to ourselves. In our heads there are constant thoughts and reactions, aspirations and intuitions flitting about. These inner conversations are what propel us forward, for the most part. But in the busy, cut-and-thrust world of work, the conversations we have with ourselves are all too often rushed and incomplete.
By Belinda Begrie, National Relationship Manager Working in the Careers industry means that I’m in the fortunate position of hearing hundreds of career stories. This week I read an email from a customer saying “I am very pleased to say four little words I thought I’d never say again…. I love my job!” The flip […]