Attitude

How to Survive a Toxic Environment

A toxic environment can make you feel helpless. You lose your vision of the future. You do not believe you can make a positive difference in the world.

Happy at work? Be accountable for your own actions.

To be happy at work it is important to be more self-aware. This means you are responsible for your own career and must lead yourself on the right path (self-leadership).

Virtual Meetings Boring, Scary, or Safe?

To establish psychological safety in virtual meetings the leader must establish trust and respect among the participants. The leader must start by modeling trust and respect for the participants during the meeting and make everyone feel they can safely be their respectful selves without fear of criticism. Here are some ideas to ensure the psychological safety of meetings:

Want to be happy at work? Try self reflection.

The questions in this list will help you with self-reflection so that you can know who you are and what value you offer.

What’s wrong with trying?

What’s wrong with trying?

My manager objected when I said I would try to make the sale she was asking about. I was an exceptionally good sales professional. I couldn’t image a time when I would not give everything I had to make the sale. For her it sounded as though I wasn't totally committed.