In my previous blog post, if you answered the 18 questions honestly, you will broadly know whether you tend towards assertiveness. This is the first step in self-awareness. The challenge now is to 'take a look' at yourself: observe and analyse the choices you make every day. Reflect by playing back in your mind how … Continue reading How to grow your assertiveness, first step observation….
Our brains are wired to seek pleasure (reward) and avoid pain (threat): I know this is a very simplistic way to view the human being when we are so complex and yes, it is not the complete answer on how to be engaged at work, but, it does make sense and is well worth while … Continue reading Why Fairness matters
Some years ago I did the StrengthsFinder test and found out that one of my strengths is Positivity. I always knew that I had this strength, it comes with an ebullient personality: finding the positive in situations and with people, appreciating the good and focusing on strengths while overlooking any weaknesses, seeking to like people and support … Continue reading Positivity and Optimism: Are they overrated? Try a different perspective