When you go to work, you want to feel like you're of value. Perhaps not to the point where the whole place would fall apart without you but at least like what you contribute each day matters. When a person wakes up, gets ready and goes to work, if they feel like they don't need … Continue reading Value in the workplace
The importance of balance
Creating a sense of equilibrium, is important. It's not about everyone doing the same thing but instead about each person playing a role and having something to contribute. But, often things end up out of balance. Perhaps, one person is over giving whilst another is putting in the bare minimum effort. Overall it may appear … Continue reading The importance of balance
As soon as possible
In you life you might find that there are people who will create a false sense of urgency. They'll give you something to do and give you a deadline like 'as soon as possible'. So, you put your blinders on because it's urgent and you don't want to contribute to something being finished late. But … Continue reading As soon as possible
Wanting the credit
If you were someone who led or pioneered in a particular sector or topic, how would you feel if you weren't recognised for it. Is getting credit more important than the work being noticed or the voices being heard? For a lot of people they may tirelessly work towards a cause and receive little attention … Continue reading Wanting the credit
Boosting morale and feeling connected
Through challenging times it's always helpful to find ways of boosting morale. A common way of doing this is through bringing people together. Very little compares to the feeling of people being united for a common cause. When that cause is gratitude, it really can help people feel connected to each other. Right now a … Continue reading Boosting morale and feeling connected
Growing up I don't think I ever read the acknowledgements of many books. I suppose, I probably just thought that's nothing to do with me, it's for the people being acknowledged. But recently I started thinking about who I'd acknowledge if I ever wrote a book and it was quite fun. I sat and asked … Continue reading Acknowledgments
Does equal contribution matter?
When it comes to working on a project or task as a group, is it more important that each member contributes equally or that everyone plays to their strengths. Initially I thought that it was necessary for everyone to contribute equally but then I got thinking more about the individual. I think the solution is … Continue reading Does equal contribution matter?