If you don’t think you’re awesome, who else will (besides your mother)? Self-worth comes from one thing – thinking that you are worthy. Sometimes we all need reminders to focus on achieving and showing our personal value to the world.
Do you get stuck in the internal chatter of: “I can’t do it,” “I must not make a mistake,” “What if they don’t like me?”
Here are 5 steps to help you improve your internal conversation so that you build your self confidence so your personal brand can shine.
In 1995, no one had even heard of Amazon, Google or Facebook, but today, they dominate the business of technology.
It’s pretty astounding to realize how many companies that were once startups have today grown into massive global powerhouses. But that’s not where all the action has been: in addition, an untold number of organizations had to completely transform their enterprises to succeed in the digital world. And a lot of those were powered by IBM’s e-business initiative, led by Irving Wladawsky-Berger, who explains that much of the IBM success came from recognizing that the Internet wasn’t just for startups, but that great value could be unlocked by transforming existing firms.
How many times have you said, “I just don’t have time!” And now, with the world at your fingertips, with the internet and global business buzzing by in nanoseconds, having time to get everything done seems more and more difficult to accomplish.
Sorry there will never be a 25th hour in your day But getting your priorities in order, making wise time choices, and being real with your self, can go a long way.
The LinkedIn status update feature can be a powerful tool to keep you connected with the many far-flung members of your professional network.
Careful when you’re about to hit that Post button….
But beware: it’s easy to make a mistake when it comes to the kind of information you should be sharing through your communities. Read some definite do’s and DON’Tsfrom social media expert Maggie Herbert at LinkedIn.com.
Greater IBM, what would you add to these? Have you got any tips to share?
When you wake up in the morning, what fuels you to begin the day? Are you passionate about your work? The triggers that motivate people to achieve are unique for everyone; for some it’s money; for others, it’s wanting to make a difference, writes Glenn Llopis in Forbes.com.
Motivation has been studied for decades, and leaders often use motivational books and other tools to get employees to increase their performance or get them back on track. But if you’re a leader, it’s critical to get to know your employees, and to be specific about how you help each of them achieve their goals, desires and aspirations. To help one another and to accomplish that, you must identify those motivating factors. In this piece from Forbes.com, see the nine things that ultimately motivate employees to achieve.
Greater IBM, what do you think of these nine motivators? Please share your own story and perspectives by commenting.
It’s not how whether you suffer from the stress you have – everyone has stress. It’s how you deal with it that determines how happy, and even how healthy, you’re going to be – in other words, your quality of life.
Here’s a potentially life-changing list of nine scientifically proven things that successful people do to overcome workplace stress. And a hint: it might very well involve your being less productive.
The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), a division of Working Mother Media, has released its annual list of the top 50 companies for executive women in 2013.
IBM tops the list.
While a mere 4% of America’s major corporations currently have female CEOs, the list spotlights the businesses that lead the nation in their commitment to female leadership. “This year we see measurable progress for women at companies that have made their advancement a priority,” says NAFE president Betty Spence. “For women, these are the top companies to work for.” Get the rest of the story at Forbes.com.