People whose minds seldom engage in these poor thinking habits rarely struggle with time management.
Let people make their own choices! If you don’t ask, the answer is always no, but if you ask, you have a chance to get a yes.
Did you know that humans have 60,000 to 70,000 thoughts per day and around 90% of these thoughts are the same as they had the previous day? It is because neurons that fire together wire together.
People create their own stress. This is good news because when we create something, we have the power to change it.
The list of compliments you hear is so long that you wonder how you are going to be half the leader your predecessor was.
To be able to convince the hiring committee that you are an exceptional candidate for this job, you have to believe it! So instead of creating emotional distance…
Is there something about yourself that you don’t quite accept but you haven’t been able to change? Do you feel guilty or even shameful?
Setting an intention is about being deliberate and strategic, and taking full responsibility for your actions, thoughts, and emotions.
What about that thing that’s been on your mind for months or maybe even years? The mere though of it is draining. You feel discouraged. You probably beat yourself up for not having made progress.
No matter how busy you are, you must find a moment to reflect and set some goals for yourself. Then you will realize that small changes can make an enormous difference over time.
Now let me ask you: when was the last time you had a week with very little to do? So little to do in fact that you wanted more meetings to fill the time? Never!
It’s fascinating to me how the pending arrival of a new President triggers people’s insecurities and fear of the unknown. Here is how to get ready.
Here are 16 ways to inspire employees to be personally invested in their work and genuinely want to contribute more to the institution.
Would you agree that it is essential for leaders in higher education to listen actively and to be open to new ideas and different perspectives?
If you think your only option is to be punitive, think again! Start by no longer rewarding undesirable behavior, and you will positively affect your co-workers and covertly help them become better professionals.
I spoke at a leadership conference last week and asked “Who here thinks about work when you are not working?” Nearly everyone in the room raised their hand...
On your campus, what kind of example does your leadership team set? Do people take pride in being busy and overworked?
Time management is emotionally charged and the first step to making improvements is to deal with emotions. People don’t always know consciously what drives their decisions and behaviors.
If you do small things on a regular basis that make you difficult to work with or plain annoying, nobody will make the time to help you understand.
It means developing an ability to see situations from other people’s perspectives and understanding their feelings.
Obviously, improving organization, optimizing time allocation, and creating healthy boundaries and systems to reduce interruptions is a good start, but that’s not enough.
You are torn between leaving the comfort of your current position and reaching for something better.
A natural human reaction to a less-than-perfect workplace is to focus on the self. Our attention goes to what we are not getting. Can you relate?
One of the things I love about higher education is the shared belief in logic and reason. Leaders intend to look at facts, as objectively as possible, to make logical and reasonable choices.
When we have to deal with changes resulting from other people’s decisions, we find ourselves more resistant.
To make matters worse, you seldom get time to focus on writing. With constant interruptions and unexpected fires to put out, your work days go by so fast it can make your head spin.
If you have a tendency to be too hard on yourself and expect more from yourself than you would from others...
You need to take the other person into consideration to be more effective in the way you communicate...
On the day you make new resolutions, your good intentions are your top priority. But when your life gets busy again and more demands are placed on you...
Do you often ask yourself what you can do better? Has it made a difference? Are your efforts paying off?