The world is obsessed with stories of success. After all, we all want to be successful, and so, focusing on those who have already "been there and done that" would seem appropriate. However, an obsession with success can have negative side effects on what arguably matters even more in life: being happy.
Think about the countless opportunities you have to showcase what you’re doing to add value and make a difference. I like to call this providing “strategic snapshots” of your performance.
Every day, I get to work with high performing men and women who have the courage to pursue what matters to them and strive for more. I want to share what I see them doing – specifically as it relates to courage – that makes a huge difference in their ability to achieve results.
Your reaction to your annual performance review can range from delight to disappointment to shock. But if you and your rater have prepared for the review, whether the evaluation is stellar or otherwise, you won’t be surprised, and you’ll know how to respond.
If you feel that you are working to live as opposed to living to work, you are experiencing the slow demise of your love affair with your business. Reconnect with your core purpose, beyond the tireless effort to meet the bottom line.