18 thoughts for 2018

first_imgIn less than two weeks, we’ll venture into a new year. As 2018 approaches, many of us will reflect on where we are today – with a thought on how we can improve.Along those lines, here are 18 “thoughts” for 2018.Seek to understand. Too often, I judge before I try to understand. It is the curse of the manager. We are slowly, yet surely, trained to look for problems. To offer our two cents to “fix” things. Imagine if everyone focused on “understanding” first.Focus on developing others. Your next email can build people up, or cut someone down. You can criticize, or offer guidance and wisdom. You can add to the noise, or make things better. The choice is yours. But if you want to build stronger, more confident colleagues, the choice is clear.Create the world you want to inhabit. We wish the world were kinder, or more efficient, or this, or that. Well, start with what you control. Create the environment that you want to live in. Don’t be passive. Don’t wait for it to appear. Make it appear. The results can be amazing. continue reading » 25SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

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