It is the end of the first quarter and time to check the score. Just as planning your goals for the coming year should always begin with a look back at the year in review, so planning your busines for the rest of this year should take a look back at the first quarter.
For many of us, the public holidays are approaching for Easter Break and thank goodness I hear some of you cry! Whilst for many of us, it may be a reason to over-indulge on the chocolate front, for many of us it’s a few days to relax and unwind, spend time with our families and friends, and/or go away for a few days.
I wanted to write this post as I often get people who approach me for coaching but are very tentative about coaching. Asking for outside help can often be perceived as a sign of weakness, that you are failing, or doing some wrong.
Very often people are promoted into a role because of their technical experts, and competency in the role, and then are expected to be ‘leaders’ as they are given bigger responsibilities and areas, possibly people, to drive forward.
Okay so any job, career, or profession is going to have elements that you just cannot stand. It may be having to give presentations, travel a lot, complete lots of burdensome processes. I can’t think of any job where that is not the case. So here are a few tips to help you find the bits you do love instead
This is a subject that is close to my heart so I felt it was a good time to write a blog on it – call it therapy. We will all experience times in our lives when people ‘let us down’.
Setting career goals are something that everybody ought to do as they start their and progress careers. Setting these goals permits you to get some focus and make sense of precisely where you need to be and to what extent you anticipate it taking you to get there.
1970 Steve Wozniak was working for Hewlett-Packard. Steve Wozniak initially designed the Apple 1 PC while working at Hewlett-Packard and he offered it to them, on first refusal to his work. They declined to take up the offer!
Have you encountered troublesome individuals in your work environment? The troublesome individual that you need to manage every day can be your supervisor or your partner or your subordinate or client or group pioneer or any other individual.
With a specific end goal to get what you need in life and work, you need to get into the habit of asking for it. Be that as it may, many people don’t ask directly for what they need.