Here are 5 elements to consider in better managing BOTH.
(These are all pretty spot-on. I think my favorite, though, is Myth #3 – yeah, after putting in a ridiculous amount of overtime on a project, this is EXACTLY what everyone wants to do…NOT!)
“I’m not just hiring the person sitting there; I’m hiring the four people who mentored him. I don’t think there’s anybody who’s successful in their role today who hasn’t been mentored by somebody.”
Continue reading at: Ilene Gordon of Ingredion, on the Importance of Mentors | NYTimes.com.
Sweeping people up into an idea is a wonderful experience, and the best leaders use six tools to do that effectively. Charlotte Beers, former CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, reveals compelling ways to get people on board and enthused about your ideas–even if the odds are stacked against you.
Continue reading at: Leading Through The Power Of Persuasion | Fast Company.
This quick, 20-question, assessment will show you which behaviors can improve your performance, effectiveness, and satisfaction. Be sure to check out the “tips” section, afterwards – it’s got all sorts of great ideas to try.
Continue reading at: The Energy Audit | The Energy Project.
But not taking a breather during the day, even for just a few minutes, is a recipe for burnout.
“When demand in our lives intensifies, we tend to hunker down and push harder. The trouble is that, without any downtime to refresh and recharge, we’re less efficient, make more mistakes, and get less engaged with what we’re doing.”
Continue reading: The case for taking a real lunch break | Fortune Management.