Working hard, meeting deadlines, and being enthusiastic about your job can help you get promoted. However, without assertiveness, your efforts could be in vain. Being assertive in the workplace can help you get what you want. It helps eliminate the fear of rejection and allows you to boldly present ideas to your boss and colleagues.
Assertiveness doesn't come naturally to everyone. Some people don’t know how to develop it. But with some effort, you can become more assertive and get the raise you deserve. Read on for tips on how to be more assertive at work.
I’m bringing you along on this very personal self-reflection in hopes that maybe you can have an epiphany like I’m having.
Someone once told me that I needed to stop looking up waiting for fireworks to happen above me, and to start appreciating the sparklers happening around me every day.
We’re often so busy stressing about the future or dwelling on the past that we rarely have time to reflect on the moment and be truly present. Take stock of where we’re at.
Have you been told you need to move more, but your range of motion is trying to convince you otherwise? Do you wish you could exercise—or at least be more mobile—but you're afraid traditional exercises are too strenuous? Don't be discouraged. Consider Tai Chi.
Tai Chi has benefits for both your mental health and physical health. Learn why it's great for everyone, especially older people.
I’ve been hearing more and more lately about the importance of maintaining cognitive health and I’m sure you’re hearing the same thing. So, it’s probably a good idea to delve into exactly what the term means and why it is getting so much attention today.
A simple definition of cognitive health is the ability to think clearly, learn new things and then remember what we learn. This could be simple activities like getting dressed in the morning to complex tasks like learning to fly a plane. To do these things we need to be able to focus, concentrate and make decisions in a world where there are increasingly many new stressors and distractions.
We are all granted the same 24 hours, 1440 minutes, 86,400 seconds in our day. What we choose to do — and not do — comes down to what we value, and what we don’t.
Talk is cheap. Everyone can talk about doing something. Some can follow up with action. Few are consistent enough to see success.
Every day we are faced with thousands of choices — opportunities that test our will and guide us to success or failure. The cumulation of these choices defines where you are today. The self-reflecting question we ask ourselves at work: “What Drives You?”
For the longest time, the healthcare industry has relied heavily on reactive care. Which seems fairly reasonable, right?
If experiencing an emergency, you’ll need urgent care. However, more times than not, emergencies deemed as “reactive” are preventable. Yet, most healthcare providers advocate reactive care. Why?
Let’s take a deeper dive, starting with each definition.