For how long are you affected by an annoyance? When things don’t turn out the way you wish or expect; when others act in a way that jars or aggravates you; when your intentions meet resistance or just don’t pan out; how do you react and for how long do you hold that gritted teeth response? Read on to turn this into a new powerful you.
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How are decisions, yours and others, affecting your potential? Could your frustrations stem from indecision or clouded decision making?
This Simple Note observes the effects of decisions and indecisions!
Over the last few months I have been in conversation with people who have found themselves at different stages along the spectrum of change – from those that are fearful and resistant; to those that are exhausted from efforts to make change happen; and to those that are in the midst of change - relishing it or rueing it!
How do you retell your story? What recurring stories have come to define you? What aspects of your story replay today, every day?
The way you tell your story tends to set an expectation for your future - how will your “future-you” feel?
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.
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.
Occasionally I am asked to coach specifically on a leader’s gravitas, how they speak and present information verbally to shift and increase their impact. This Simple Note will give you a simple change that will increase the likelihood of you saying the right thing in the right way and at the right time.
At the core of our everyday confidence is a belief, of which we may or may not be aware, but it’s there. The belief that you can achieve, you can succeed, that you are in the right place, doing the right thing, being the best you can be.