One Minute Reprimands are the practice of taking one minute to specifically identify mistakes that need to be corrected. And I'm great at it! Too good, in fact...
One Minute Praisings are a simple way to consistently boost my Spiritual Energy and Emotional Mana through the inputs of Confidence and Self-Valuation. And I'm terrible at it.
When push came to shove, I relied upon the strategies I've been exploring and writing about in this blog to replenish myself. And it worked!
If my manager at work managed me the way I managed myself, I'd have quit long ago! I have to become a better (self) manager and the One Minute Manager just might help me do it!
Last week was a really productive week for me. Until it wasn't. Everything started out well. I've been implementing a new LifeLab strategy (which I will write about soon, I swear!) that helps me focus on short-term/actionable goals and on taking daily steps to achieve them. Things were looking up until I hit a couple … Continue reading Four Steps to Get Back on Track
This last Monday, I was at the airport boarding the plane for a work trip. As I got on the plane, I smiled at the young flight attendant and greeted her with a friendly “Good morning.” She looked up at me with a bright smile and replied, “Good morning! It’s good to be seen. Thank […]
What's the Situation? A couple of weeks back, I was looking for a way to kick-start my morning. I am by no stretch of the imagination a morning person, but alas have not yet reached a point in my career where I can choose my own hours. As such, I regularly find myself in the now-familiar … Continue reading Life Lab: The Difficulties of Deliberate Inaction
When I was in college, I used to run Study Sessions for my fellow classmates before big finals. They were very successful and well received. This is the type of story you read about as the start of a long and successful career. This is not the story I want to tell.
Losing time or taking a breather?
Last week I made my bed each day. Last week I saw a tangible increase in Mental Fortitude. But was it the bed making or just a positive structural change that made the difference?