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Now that summer is in full bloom, are you looking for ways to make new beginnings yourself? You've been seeing flowers popping their heads up, risking bad weather to bloom once more. If you've wanted to make some changes in your old habits but have been bogged down by winter's heavy gloom, now's the time to take a chance and go for it.
Here are some tips to help you start instituting the changes you want make. This summer try out a new perspective as you look at the world in a fresh, new way. You'll be better able to see...
Do you find yourself stuck doing the same thing over and over? Do you get stuck on replaying that negative conversation or running through what's wrong in your life, but nothing changes?
“Things do not change, we do.” Henry David Thoreau
This short statement is a call to action that labels us as personally responsible for the directions our lives take. If life is different than we wish it to be, merely waiting for something to change is like hoping to complete a marathon while keeping our feet planted at the starting line. Any scientist will tell you that change requires action. Many people know that they want change, but feel as though they are stagnant, uninspired or even stuck. It is not uncommon to want change, but often we feel stuck because...
Light Yourself on Fire: The Key to Your Own Engagement
In doing the research for our new book, The Employee Engagement Mindset, we studied 150 highly engaged employees across industries, continents, cultures, and demographics. We interviewed them and observed them in all sorts of situations, organizations, and environments. What is absolutely clear is that highly engaged employees think and behave differently. They have a different mindset. They may work in different organizations and do very different jobs, but there’s a consistent theme among them: They take primary responsibility for their careers, their success, and their fulfillment. They own their own engagement. They are the driving force.
Notice reality, choose and then act on your choices.
When you begin to live in the present you can recognize when you are selling your soul. For example, people assume that finding a new job will be difficult, so they remain complacent, mistakenly believing—or simply hoping—that things will change. Yet, in reality, situations seldom change by themselves. To show courage, decide when it’s time to face the truth or prompt a change: then, be eager to discover the next opportunity. Facing the facts and taking action are required if you wish to change your life.
You will discover that there is...