Your mission this monday is to ask yourself who you have been helping today.
Before you leave work, take five minutes to sit down and write down a list of five ways you have contributed today. Five ways:
Is there an apology you should've made, that you've been postponing? Make it this monday.
Apologizing at work is a hugely important skill. A well-timed, sincere apology is a great way to resolve conflicts, to enhance learning and to move on from difficult situations.
So if … Continue Reading ››
Starting a new job can be a scary experience. You have new tasks, new co-workers, new rules, a new manager, new everything
So your mission for this monday is to do something for a person who's come to your workplace recently. Seek out a new co-worker … Continue Reading ››
Your mission this monday has three steps. Step 1: make a list of three happy people at work. Three people (or two or four or five) who are:
- Generally happy and cheerful
- Spread a good mood around them by being happy
- Simply good to have around
It can be … Continue Reading ››
Your mission for this monday is to have a conversation with another person in your workplace about this topic: What do we like about working here?
Possible subtopics could be:
- Which people do we appreciate
- What do we like about our jobs
- What's the best thing about working … Continue Reading ››
Your mission for today is to pick 5 people that you think deserve praise and send them each an email praising them or their work.
Not a loooooong mail, just a couple of lines and, of course, the email has to be specific to that … Continue Reading ››
Your mission this monday, is to make today positive day
. Positive day is about focusing on the good stuff rather than the bad stuff, and while you will be doing exactly what you normally do, you'll be doing it with a positive focus.
Here are the … Continue Reading ››
Your mission this monday is to learn three things about a co-worker, that you didn't already know.
That's it: Over lunch or in a coffee break or something, take the time to learn at least three new things you didn't already know about one co-worker. About … Continue Reading ››
Did you know that because we are descended from nomads, the human body is really designed to walk 10 km a day. Less physical activity than that is actually harmful.
Spending a day sitting in your car, at your desk, in your car and on the … Continue Reading ››
This monday, your mission is really simple: All morning, give everyone you meet an extra warm greeting. Smile broadly. Say "Good morning" in a cheerful voice. Take time to ask people how they are (really, not the fake "how are you" greeting).
Don't worry if people … Continue Reading ››