I’ve been hearing about some of the interesting challenges that my clients have been grappling with lately, and in particular, how to gain clarity from a supervisor or leader when the goalposts shift on a particular project. We’ve all been there, when suddenly the targets or timescales we were happily working to are changed without …
When you’ve got a million and one things to do, it can be hard to prioritise effectively. We tend to put off big tasks because they are so overwhelming, especially if you don’t have a plan of attack. So, we work on the smaller, more manageable goals but still have that big project looming over us.
Often, the only thing holding us back from achieving our goals and reaching our full potential at work is our confidence in ourselves or lack of it. Even if you have all the necessary skills and experience to go after that promotion or apply for a new job, failing to believe that about yourself can stop you from taking that step.
With a new year of work before us, it’s a great time to look ahead to the various challenges and opportunities we might face this year. So, I thought I’d share some advice for a challenge that we commonly face in the workplace – conflict, and how to deal with it in a professional manner.
Most of us spend at least a third of the day at work. That’s a big chunk of time, so if something at work is making us unhappy, it has a huge impact on our lives. What are the main issues that make people unhappy at work? Let’s look at some of these issues and what we can do to make them better.