This morning, I took a deep breath and had to remind myself how far we have all come through the last two years. (If you haven’t done that, take a moment to do it now!)
People often think navigating the future means we need to “get confident” and “have it all together.” Confidence doesn’t just magically appear – unfortunately! Well maybe, if you’re Maria in the Sound of Music!
Yet what the research shows is that when we measure backward and look at and acknowledge our past successes, or as I say, when we Mine Our Moments, that builds the confidence in us to navigate the future.
Whether it’s using the skills you developed over the last two years – for me, I’m much better at handling uncertainty than I was before. Or, whether it’s using perspective to your advantage, for example, “If I can get through the last two years, I can certainly navigate the next year.”, mining our past successes, gives us the confidence to meet the future.
What skills or practices have you developed in the last two years, that will help you going forward?
Check out the article on Imposter Syndrome below, as well some others I hope you find valuable.
It turns out, imposter syndrome is a much more common issue than most people think. As we navigate the future of work, many people are struggling with the feeling that they either haven’t achieved their career goals or success in their field – or when they do achieve it, they aren’t sure they’re deserving of it. Read here.
The habits leaders adhere to on a daily basis either put them in the right mindset to effectively lead people and organizations or they don’t. Below, 14 members of Forbes Coaches Council share the No. 1 habits they believe every leader should adopt. Read here.
Sometimes, certain elements of the culture are negative, or even toxic; and it’s up to company leaders to spot these issues and deal with them. Read here.
When you’re involved in a complex or otherwise demanding task, it helps if you can get into the “zone.” Read here.
Before deciding to opening your own business, it’s important to reflect on your current situation and financial reality, and then ask yourself some hard questions. Read here.