Do you have your own business or are you thinking of creating one? Travis Bradberry, Ph.D., gives you 12 tips in this article, lessons he learned the hard way. Here are a couple: self-confidence comes first; squash your negative self-talk; focus on being productive rather that busy; don’t say yes unless you really want to. Find out the others in the article…
Research has shown that self-control is a resource you tap into and needs to be regularly replenished. Low self-control of leaders creates more unethical behaviour and reduces job productivity. Here are 3 tips to replenish your self-control resources:
1) Getting good quality sleep and being able to nap or relax when working long hours
2) Too much “Service with a smile” becomes counter productive. It works better to be genuinely empathetic as that way you do not use up your self-control resources
3) Create a positive ethical company culture
Frequent recognition and encouragement will boost productivity 40% while focusing on employees’ strength and revealing the hope in a difficult situation will raise motivation. What strengths can you use to move through a difficult work situation?
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