Control the context in which you live For example: You decide to quit smoking but you continue meeting your smoker friends in places where people generally smoke. With the help of your own willpower, you manage to refrain from smoking for a while. Unfortunately, refraining from smoking drains you. In this scenario, if you know
We probably never think about whether or not we’re good co-workers. So, how can you ensure you’re not the co-worker everyone dislikes? Do They Regularly Turn to Me for Advice or Help? Are you the go-to person for any tech-related problems? Do people come to you when they’re struggling to meet deadlines and could use
Constructive criticism is often the only way we learn about our weaknesses—without it we can’t improve. When we’re defensive, instead of accepting and gracious, we run the risk of missing out on this important insight. Remember, feedback’s not easy to give and it’s certainly not easy to receive, but it’ll help us now and in
Prepare for the question by: Carefully read the job posting, noting the stated requirements, skills, and experience Research the company so that you know what they do If the job listing is short look up similar job listings on job sites or Google the job title to get more general information. Before your interview, make
The interviewer will want to be sure that you aren’t leaving your job because of poor performance, difficult working relationships, or because you hate your job or your boss, so it’s important to provide reassurance that you are moving on for career reasons, not just to get out of a bad work situation. Emphasize the
Telephonic interviews are just as important as face to face meetings!
End off the day and prepare for tomorrow
What can you do when you can’t take leave ?
Fortunately, there’s something you can do to make the right impression and quickly secure your spot as the most beloved co-worker on your team—and, it all starts with asking one (or all!) of these four questions during your first week on the job.
In terms of getting the job, what you do before and during the interview definitely matters more than what you do after.
This shift towards mindfulness will make you think deeply and objectively while being aware of what you’re doing. Becoming mindful of your thoughts will help increase your resilience to stress
Self-awareness is key, so you first need to be aware of the things you do (or don’t do), the toxic impact that they may be having on your life, and where they could be holding you back from accomplishing your goals.
When things go wrong, we tend to blind ourselves to other’s feelings. We are more likely to fall into a destructive behavioural trap. Sadly, when we do, we cannot be empathetic. We weaken that human bond that’s vital to re-grouping and resilience. These blinding mind-sets make us feel dumb, powerless … and alone. (Of course you