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Four steps to building a habit for growth

In my life, I have never stopped learning new things.  No matter the area I have invested time and effort in,  I have always had one goal – to build a new habit that ensures progress. Five years ago I have met a salesperson who  desperately  wanted change in her life, but was led from … Continue reading Four steps to building a habit for growth

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How paying for performance keeps your employees happier, engaged and accountable

The 20th century was time for the social work environment.  People were going to work and ensuring some results, they get their monthly salaries,  had their monthly quarterly and annual bonuses. Most of the employees were pretty sure that even if they can’t reach some KPI’s they will still get the bonus at the end,  … Continue reading How paying for performance keeps your employees happier, engaged and accountable

The killers of productivity at work – Accountability

There is something more powerful than motivation and engagement at work that defines our results. It is not something we can take from the outside world, but have to build in our minds. And that something is ACCOUNTABILITY. Leaders, business consultants, and managers often mistake results with the level of engagement and pull out from … Continue reading The killers of productivity at work – Accountability

The killers of productivity at work – motivation

While people often talk about motivation and demotivation, they often call it an external factor. Motivation is the hero in every story about the lack of success. It plays a significant role in the disengagement of people, as most of them state it. Recently, in a conversation with a senior leader, playing her role for … Continue reading The killers of productivity at work – motivation

The killers of productivity at work – engagement

Maybe you  have heard people at work  talking about engagement.  It is modern today to  talk about motivation and engagement. You will see it in the mouths of HR People,  mid and senior leaders, even the production line workers talk about it.  Companies measure it, departments draw strategies and plans to improve it.  But still … Continue reading The killers of productivity at work – engagement

The killers of your productivity at work – meaningless meetings

In today organizations people often struggle with productivity.  According to an HBR research, 72% of people attending meetings during the work days have some issues with productivity, stay long hours at work,  to finish their work, or re-schedule more than 18% of their planned work for next day, week, etc. At feedback sessions, according to … Continue reading The killers of your productivity at work – meaningless meetings

How to change your perfectionist behavior to accelerate growth

After you have identified that you are a perfectionist and the level of perfectionism you are demonstrating you will need to work on change that for good. That is more connected with your behavior. The work you will have to do is re-structure your behavior in a way that will help you to no longer … Continue reading How to change your perfectionist behavior to accelerate growth

How to change your perfectionistic thinking and make it work for your success

There is nothing good in understanding how a particular behavior affects your performance and appearance and “just leave with it”. If we don’t move forward we will never be able to neither change ourselves, others or situation we enter. But recognizing that change may be needed is the first step for achieving inner peace and … Continue reading How to change your perfectionistic thinking and make it work for your success

How to recognize perfectionism in work and change it for good

What is your understanding of work? How do you think about your daily activities with others? Do you feel satisfied and engaged? These are only three of the questions asked in a Gallup survey,  conducted back in 2017  about work satisfaction with more than 32 000 employees. On theory, work should be very satisfying for all … Continue reading How to recognize perfectionism in work and change it for good

How perfectionism increases stress and affects your health

Today stress is on the rise.  The pace of our life is phenomenal. We have to work harder,  faster, more efficient and longer hours.  Job security seems more and more like a thing from the past.  Technology gives us vast amounts of information.  This in many ways is a wonderful thing to share.   But still, … Continue reading How perfectionism increases stress and affects your health