There was once a couple, married for many years. They were middle-aged. One day the husband after a long debate in his mind, concluded that his wife can not hear so well as in the old days, so he thought she would need a hearing aid. Not sure how to address the problem to his wife, he requested help from the family doctor with who he discussed the problem. The doctor advised him to make a simple test to his wife in order to make a clearer idea of the so called hearing problems.
– This is what you have to do, said the doctor. Stay to about 10 m away from your wife and as if you have a normal conversation speak to her, tell her something and see if she hears. If you do not receive any response then go to 8 m away, then to 5 m and so on until you get an answer. Continue reading →
Reverse psychology is based on an emotional phenomenon called “reactance” that describes what in practice is that negative emotion that the mind generates when someone tries to convince us of something. Continue reading →
It took mesome timetounderstandthe powerofhabits in our life. A while ago it seemed to me that havinghabitsisboring,difficult,andtakes to much time. I didn’t realizethatmany ofthe things I was doingwerehabitsimplementedwithoutmy permission.Continue reading →
We all wantto hearonly praiseandgood things aboutour work andourselves, isn’t it? Unfortunately,things are not alwaysthat beautifulland wewake upwithsomenegativefeedbacksfromour bosses, colleagues,familyorpeople weinteractoccasionally.The secret isknowing how toacceptthisfeedbackandtransformitinto somethingbeneficial to you: opportunityand motivation tobecome better.
Tolearn how toacceptnegative feedbackyou have to follow afew simple steps:
Feedback is a tool used permanently, regardless of the field, both in personal life and professional life. We will learn together three types of feedback, how to use feedback to have results and how not to use it so that it does not turn into a boomerang that can turn against us.
Giving feedback in a professional manner leads to improved behavior of people with whom we are working with, will generate effective communication regardless of the position we give it (manager, employee, colleague, spouse, parent, business partner).Continue reading →