As a communication expert, I read, study, and research human behavior. It pushes me to regularly reflect on my own behavior, and today I seem to be reflecting … and reflecting … and reflecting. I am reflecting to the point that I am not really making progress. My. Brain. Does. Not. Want. To. Work. Today.
Last Wednesday I found this motto taking over my life, “motivation low, boredom high.” Does this sound like you? So, this right here isn’t advice on how to calm yourself with the onslaught of Covid-19 information. Instead, here are ideas on how to beat “motivation low, boredom high” which I have found … well …
I have bad news …. No, not really. But let's talk about how to deliver bad news. https://youtu.be/ULWJ9bcnOgo Have you met a person yet who loves to be the bearer of bad news? If you have, they are an anomaly and dare I say – twisted? The reality is, like it or not, bad
The tip this week is DON’T ASSUME when you are communicating. Click here (Connecting with Communication: Don't Assume) to watch the video and then keep reading for more communicating practice. Now, we have probably all heard the adage “When you assume, it makes an A@@ out of U and ME.” Let’s not take it that far.
Conflict and Approval: who needs it? The answer to that question is ... a lot of people! Some people, when feeling threatened, are going to try to get along at almost any cost because they really want to feel your approval. They are wonderful people who really prefer it when things are peaceful in the
Sometimes it is a conversation with old friends that reminds you of important things. I decided my weekly blog for the coming seven weeks should offer you, my readers, tips on how to increase your G Factor. Let me give you a little insight to where this is coming from. Used with permission. Copyright
Image used with permission. copyright Vic hang-in-there 2011 As the weather cools, the days become shorter, and we head toward fall, motivation seems to slither away for many of us. I admit it – I suffer from it too. Our trigger response to someone’s remark about the beautiful weather might be, “Too
After feeling particularly challenged by a series of unfortunate events in the past couple weeks, I woke up this morning feeling deflated and unmotivated. With a long to-do list in front of me and very little umph to tackle it, I asked myself, “Well Jeannette, what do you tell people in your training workshop on
Last week we delineated between Intrinsic and Extrinsic motivation. This week we use what we learned and apply it to common situations in which we need to motivate ourselves. Situation 1: Wake up on wrong side of bed. Sometimes we simply wake up in a bad mood. If we don’t shake it, we carry our