Have you noticed how some people – some leaders – are always seem well rested even though you know they work harder than most? They never break a sweat and nothing seems to faze them. They handle stressful situations with equanimity and never seem out of control. They are more resilient and less reactive. Since caffeine can’t solve all problems, the real question is: how do you improve your ability to renew?
Have you noticed how some people – some leaders – are always high performers? They never break a sweat, and nothing seems to faze them. They handle stressful situations with equanimity and never seem out of control. They are more resilient and less reactive. The question is: how do you amp up your performance?
I was recently invited to speak at an event focused on Women in Science at a session entitled: “Let the Women Speak.” Unfortunately, women don’t speak in public enough.
Do you know how to have a Win-Win Conversation? Check out our video for an introduction to The Arudia Win-Win Conversation Model!
Understanding how to differentiate between goals and strategies is important to finding a way to meet your own and your team’s needs. Learn how in our new coaching video:
Having the right mindset is key to creating the perfect Win-Win Conversation. It’s important to transition your mindset from good-bad, right-wrong (meaning win-lose) to win-win. It puts you in more of an open place for communicating and coming up with solutions that work for both you and your colleague.
Learn how to construct your win-win mindset in our new video!
Asking questions in a positive and effective way leads to a much more efficient conversation and outcome. Ask them what their needs are and how this particular strategy meets their needs.
Learn what questions to ask and how to ask the questions that really work in our new video!
Following up with coworkers or team members is an important part of the coaching model. Schedule when, where, and how you’ll be following up to support someone you’re coaching.
Learn how to help your team members get where they need to be in our new video!
Being Aware Of Your Own Needs in the Workplace
Being aware of what you need is crucial in your work environment and interaction with your coworkers and bosses! We all want executive presence, which means having an awareness of your own needs. If you don’t know what your needs are, you won’t be able to recognize when a particular strategy will meet your needs. In addition, most people confuse strategy with needs.
Check out our video, where we dissect how to understand what you really need.
Be Aware Of How Unmet Needs Make You Feel
Understanding how unmet needs may be affecting you is an important step in creating a Win-Win conversation. You may not always state your feelings in the workplace, but it’s important to be aware of your feelings so that you can deal with your own defensiveness and anger. It’s important that you aren’t blaming others for your unmet needs. After all, your unpleasant feelings are caused by unmet needs, not by another person’s actions or failure to do something.
Watch our video to learn more and hear an example!