We live in a society where people are obsessed with early achievement, but most of us don’t explode out of the gates right away. Here’s an interesting post from Ideas.Ted that will have you thinking about your own self-doubt in a different way:
“How do those who control the coaching purse strings — HR, talent managers, and other buyers — avoid throwing money away on uncoachable executives?” In this Harvard Business Review article, Matt Brubaker and Chris Mitchell discuss the effectiveness (or lack thereof) of executive coaching on individuals who are just not ready or willing to be coached.
“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.”
I remember having to memorize this quote in grade school, it must have been around fourth or fifth grade, and, it is still as true today as it was back then, or, for that matter back in Dicken’s time.
Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction, says Dr. Travis Bradberry in this timely article. Although it’s especially common during the holidays given their abundance of distractions, the procrastination cycle can become crippling at any time of the year. This is especially troubling, because recent studies show that procrastination magnifies stress, reduces performance, and leads to poor health.
Read on for some enlightening ideas and tips to help you get to work when you like all of us find you are “not in the mood.”
Companies hate losing their star workaholics, so Johnson & Johnson is triple-teaming them with a dietitian, a physiologist, and an executive coach; their answer to executive burnout. How does your organization address burnout?