Archive for self-improvement SmartBlogs
One of the biggest challenges you may face as a leader at any level is the stress that comes from one or more sources:
- Internal stress: The thoughts, worries or fears that generate negative emotions and keep you awake at night. You’ll know one of these because they usually start with two words: “What if I can’t deliver?
As we talk to groups of leaders, it is interesting to ask the question, “How many of you think that just possibly you might have at least one weakness?” Of course, every hand goes up. Most people are well aware that they have some weaknesses.
It is also a fascinating experience to ask people to think of the best leader they have ever worked with or closely observed.[…] Continue Reading »
This post is by Jane Perdue, founder of Braithwaite Innovation Group and a leadership and women’s issues consultant. Perdue is @thehrgoddess on Twitter and can also be found doing e-learning at Get Your BIG On.
Are you trapped in the paradox of perfection? Do you want to crank out perfect outcomes yet fear failure so much that you quit trying or give up or never get anything finished?[…] Continue Reading »