Appreciate Benefits of Managing Time

Improved time management offers one of the quickest, easiest, and most effective strategies for improving productivity and increasing results. Because it does not require additional technical skill and job knowledge, everyone is capable of learning how to manage time more successfully. Here are benefits of time management: • Completing the same work in fewer hours…

Believe in Your Ability to Succeed

Nothing contributes to a positive self-image quite like competence. One who seems uncertain of information, skills, or self quickly experiences an erosion of self-image.To become more competent, do your homework. Learn more about your job and your organization. When you know what you are talking about, it is easier to be self confident and courageous.…

Be SMART When Setting Personal Goals

Increasing productivity means surpassing your previous best. It happens only when you adopt new goals that build upon past performances. Adopt and nurture the “Let’s beat our best” attitude with team members on a one-on-one basis. Earn behind-the-scenes agreement and commitment from key group members before presenting new, challenging goals to the entire team. Lay…

Examine What Shapes Your Attitudes

Anything that shapes one’s thinking or behavior is a conditioning influence. A conditioning influence may originate either internally or externally. The three most common conditioning influences are the family, the social environment and personal attitudes toward mistakes and failure. Family We sometimes overlook the fact that we are most often conditioned by influence rather than…