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Rejoicing in redundancy
You do you!
How do you react when you’re treated badly or disrespected by colleagues, friends or the general public?
How about when you meet wait staff at a restaurant or cafe, or servers at the supermarket and they don’t greet you with the warm, friendly tone one might come to expect?
Do you work with people who appear to vibrate on a lower level to you?
Sometimes you meet a downright fool.
Funnily enough, in a lot of workplaces, respect is listed as a company “value”. Yet some people within the company treat colleagues and customers without respect.
It leads me to think “What is wrong with them? Why do they have to be that way?”
Why can’t people just be respectful and nice to other people all the time?
When it comes to the workplace this is just simply not the case.
Some people aren’t as uppity and bubbly as others. Some just don’t like to smile; some are always negative. Something is always going wrong.
And sometimes people can be going through rough times, but sometimes it’s their disposition. Negativity attracts negativity.
As a positive extrovert, it’s hard not to take these types of behaviour personally.
But the truth is, these people have as much of a right to be negative and a Debbie Downer as positive and perpetually happy people have to be just that.
There is not right or wrong.
The best thing we can do in these is to not let these instances take up real estate in our minds.
Another tactic is to be grateful that you are you.
You are not them.
They have to live with it – you don’t.
Release the negative impact it has on you, and keep your posture and head held high and most of all your authenticity and integrity.
I’d love to know about you – whether you’re a positive or a negative person and how you respond to unpleasant encounters. Does it bother you?
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Since 1937, not much has changed… really!
Since 1937, not much has changed really…Continue reading
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A setback is a setup for a comeback.
How do you respond when you are faced with adversity and setbacks? Are you a “Why me?” or a “Sh!t happens, why not me?” type of individual? Setbacks can be anything – it might be an accident, a relationship or marriage breakdown, loss of a job or business opportunity, or the death of a loved one. But it’s also a perspective and how you decide to handle setbacks greatly influences what happens next.Continue reading
Let’s talk about commitment…
It’s about time you put finger to keyboard…
Pen to paper, hands to netball, digits to paintbrushes, pedal to the metal. How often do you commit to doing something, and then you wake up one, two three years later, and you still haven’t cleaned out that cupboard and your pantry still has items 10 years past their use by date? Whether or not you were successful, do any of the following commitments stand out to you as items you have committed to doing at some stage of your life?Continue reading
When is the right time to raise a grievance? Three lessons inside.
Lately I have come across a spate of individuals who have been too scared to discuss the truth about their feelings, simply because they “don’t like confrontation” or “don’t want to rock the boat”. Fair enough, we all want a harmonious culture and for everybody to cooperate and get along. But these decisions to withhold the truth actually result in major detriment. In other words, saying nothing but expecting change is totally the wrong thing to do. Continue reading