Are you feeling bogged down? Or are things on the up? You always have a choice about how you interact with what shows up in your life and work and how you process and describe it is key…
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When emotions plummet, when we feel ourselves falling a long way short in our pursuit of happiness or when we just feel overwhelmed with our emotions or workload, we can seem buried in confusion, frustration, anger or regret. In short… we get stuck and overwhelmed. These two questions can help bring you back to the now…
We live in an age where problems seem to proliferate around the world, all the time. They are frequently reported, feasted upon by the media and given massive air time. Seven billion attitudes are at risk! What can we do?!
How often do the conditions in your work seem absolutely perfect, only for things to slip out of control? Sometimes a strong tail wind can be perilous - how can you resist the urge to go head on into danger?
As a leader it is you that will set and change the pace. Whether you are leading from the front, from within the pack or from behind the front line, your role in influencing, encouraging and setting the speed and creating change will be a huge factor in success.
The more purposelessness there is to everything around us, the more this affects our own purposefulness. Time to simplify.
When you are holding onto an emotion, particularly one that is only partially thought through, it can sit clogging your free flowing attitude. Even though it may seem not to be near the surface of your thinking, it will be leaking into your mood and the rest of your thoughts.
Have you ever noticed times when you feel at your physical and mental peak and times when you are not? Have you considered the times in the day or week when you are a more or less creative thinker or able to work at higher or lower intensity? When your concentration in meetings or your communication with colleagues is better or worse?
Until you do, you may be holding expectations and demands that are too high, setting yourself up for disappointment, fatigue and the ensuing attitude drop.