Your mission today is to perform at least three random acts of kindness at work. Three small, nice, generous, funny, surprising, silly, amazing, touching and/or kind acts for three different co-workers.
If you're stuck for ideas, here are a few suggestions:
This monday morning, as you look forward to the work week ahead, what are you thinking?
Are you dreading the week that's just begun, thinking about all the hard work, unpleasant encounters and unfinished business?
Or are you looking forward to doing great work and having fun … Continue Reading ››
Here's your mission this monday: Leave early for work so you have plenty of time to get there. Then smile at everyone along the way
If you're in a car be extra courteous to everyone around you - give some other driver a great morning.
If you … Continue Reading ››
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is reaaaaally simple this monday: Ask at least three people how their weekend was.
Follow up and ask a few more questions, like "What did you do?", "How was it" or whatever comes naturally. Spend a couple of … Continue Reading ››
Here's a fun, easy thing to do, to give one lucky co-worker a great start to the work-week.
First choose a co-worker you want to give a boost. Someone who deserves it or maybe a person who could really use it.
Grab a piece of paper, and … Continue Reading ››
If you have a question or a challenge at work that's been on your mind for a while, this monday tip is for you: Ask someone at work for advice.
We often hold back from asking for help because we're afraid to disturb or annoy others, … Continue Reading ››
This tip is really, really, really simple:
Bring a co-worker a cup of coffe.
At some point during the day, without being asked, bring a co-worker a nice cup of hot coffee. Substitute tea, cocoa, a coke, etc. based on your co-workers preference.
For extra bonus points:
I know a lot of wonderful, cheerful people whose voicemail greetings sound like the recordings of a badly depressed person. "Hi," a slow, lifeless voice goes, "you've reached the voicemail of... [whoever]." Pause. "Please leave a message after the tone".
Meanwhile I'm wondering if I should … Continue Reading ››
Last week's tip
was about creating positive meetings and so is this week's. Only this tip is really, really simple. Ready:
Bring a bowl of candy to a meeting today.
That's it. Bring candy to a meeting. And share it, obviously, I didn't mean for … Continue Reading ››