Self-Management: Not Just About Managing Yourself

Month: February 2017

Self-Management: Not Just About Managing Yourself

  The idea of self-management seems pretty simple. It says it all in the name, right? You manage yourself and . . . done.   But self-management is much more. And why does it matter? Self-management helps you to be a better leader. It helps you get shit done and move forward. I have heard a lot of different ways of defining self-management. I think there are 4 things to focus on: adaptability, drive, emotional restraint, and positivity.   Adaptability: When I was an HR baby, I supported a site of about 500 employees. I was learning so much good stuff

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Self-Aware: The Woman in the Mirror

  When was the last time you took a look in the mirror and really saw who you were? Not the little wrinkles or the crooked smile, but who you are inside. Who is the woman in the mirror? What makes you, you? How are you different from everyone else? How are you the same? One of the most important tools for being a better human is self-awareness. A lot of people lack this tool and suffer because of it. Knowing how you are being perceived by others can help you win (or lose), both deals and your employees. Today self-awareness is even

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