Week 16 Inspiration 2017

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I believe most relationships are easily fixed if we have the courage to stop defending our own egos

When you demonstrate humility and embrace learning, you can unlock great things in your team

Are you finding it difficult to say ‘no’ to a colleague or your line manager?

“You don’t understand anything until you learn it more than one way.”

Marvin Minsky

Be present in your conversations and follow up note taking

We are all creators in some capacity

Focus on where you want to be, not the amount of time you think it will take you to get there

“Not to decide is to decide.”

Harvey Cox

Often we don’t need better ideas, we just need to frame them more effectively

The most successful people don’t necessarily work harder than everyone else—instead, they work smarter

High-performing employees want the opportunity to grow by learning new skills and taking on more responsibility

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”

Marcus Aurelius

Having a high level of employee engagement fuels better levels of service, a more engaging customer experience and better business results

On average, a recruiter will spend five to 10 seconds looking at a LinkedIn page

Never promote anything to a customer that isn’t in their best interest, and listen to their requests before providing your services

“Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.”

William Arthur Ward

Repetition makes things seem more plausible

The situation we’re worried about probably isn’t as bad as we think

Working under a micromanager is beyond frustrating, but on the upside, it teaches you why the small stuff matters

“Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.”

Robert Louis Stevenson