The world of work is not always plain sailing, especially if you’re an entrepreneur establishing a new business. You will face challenges along the way, there’s not much you can do about that. But, what you can control is your mindset in the face of those challenges.
Do you ever worry that you’re not being taken seriously at work? If you doubt yourself, then this can come across in the way you speak and present yourself. The key to being heard and taken seriously is assertiveness.
It’s a common misconception that confidence is something that you’re either born with, or you’re not. That’s not true. Confidence absolutely is a skill that can be learnt. So, if you wish you were more confident, then it’s time to make it happen.
Diversity in the workplace has been a hot topic, and lots of people and businesses are advocating for change towards a more equal and inclusive workplace.
In one way or another, we’ve all been hurt, wronged, or betrayed in our lives. Betrayals can be small, or they can be huge, life-changing events, but how we respond to them has the biggest impact on our lives going forward.
No matter what stage of your life and career you’re at, I’m sure there is plenty for you to be thankful for. Unfortunately, we often take these things for granted and focus, instead, on the negative things in our lives and the challenges we have to face.
We often find ourselves under pressure, whether that’s at work or in other parts of our lives. How we respond to this pressure can play a big part in our success in that situation. Imagine you have to present an idea to your seniors at work, for example, in pursuit of a major project that could further your career.
For most of us, there just isn’t enough hours in a day. Tasks get pushed into tomorrow and before you know it you’re starting the weekend with a huge ‘to do’ list. How do you make sure that you prioritise the right tasks?
There’s one part of working in an office environment that’s inevitable – office politics. From gossiping around the water cooler to people stepping on their co-workers to secure a promotion, it’s something that’s hard to avoid.
Office politics are often thought of as a bad thing. It’s something that can be viewed as ruthless and competitive employees indulge in to get ahead at other people’s expense.