You have an opportunity to share in just a few words, why your company is so successful. Would you miss the opportunity to get across your value?
My days are spent coaching people in tough situations on how to deal with scenarios such as approaching their supervisors or coworkers to give constructive feedback. It's easy to tell other people how to do things though, right? When it comes to actually following our own advice, we detour and justify our situations as "different" and "not the same".
At the core of the fatigue we suffer is lost momentum. When you turn this loss around, you can go from stressed-out to refreshed and from depleted to energized. Think about applying one or all of these three simple steps to feel more relaxed when you communicate.
It is no secret that effective leadership requires strong listening skills. However, most of us are never taught how to listen to understand.
Being a pioneer has many rewards; some tangible and some equally wonderful intangible ones. The benefits spread much wider than we can ever imagine. And what about you? What difficult communication challenge are you facing? Can you find the common ground to break through to the collaboration?
The daughter in me realizes that this is considered uncommon and for some even weird. The mother in me asks, "why is it so strange to want to work with your mother?" What is it about the mother/daughter relationship that makes our situation considered so unique?
Stay open. Try having a learning mind and you may discover how unbelievable you can be if you truly understand, take the time, and hear what is being said. You may learn something new about yourself if you say and own what you feel, but also listen with respect to what the other feels is their truth, and how they say it.
The problem with this is that time, seasons, people, and life in general have a way of influencing, making direct comparisons of two very incomparable events inaccurate.
There's no time like the present to begin transforming your relationship with your daughter. Communication is the key and we're laying the foundation today for a more fulfilling tomorrow. It's easy to accomplish and a great way to kick off the summer.