For those not furloughed, the majority of us will invariably have spent the last few months working from home, to varying degrees of success. The plus sides – no commute and a more flexible work/ life balance. The downsides? Lack of motivation, feeling disconnected with our colleagues and the worst of all – imposter syndrome rearing its ugly head, even during lockdown.
Yes, despite the fact we've been in the midst of a global crisis, many of us working from home will have suffered or currently be suffering from imposter syndrome. Likely due to the fact that so many people have either been made redundant — as many companies struggle to stay afloat during the pandemic — or have had to take a large pay cut.
What should you do if you have a new team member on probation and they are either on furlough completely, or working from home?
Is it possible to make a decision about whether to pass probation or not in such difficult circumstances?
Feeling good about the future is important for our happiness. We all need goals to motivate us and these need to be challenging enough to excite us, but also achievable. If we try to attempt the impossible this brings unnecessary stress.
Choosing ambitious but realistic goals gives our lives direction and brings a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction when we achieve them.
We are now well into the New Year and while many of us will have made New Year’s resolutions, how many of us review our year gone past by asking ourselves:
In part one and part two we looked at conflict resolution; how our brain reacts to conflict and keeping your cool when faced with conflict and to complete this series, below some additional tips to help when you may find yourself on the cusp of conflict.
In part one we looked at your brains reaction to conflict and in this part, we will look at keeping your cool when faced with conflict with some tips to help when you may find yourself on the cusp of conflict.
Conflict is inevitable.
It is impossible to agree with everyone all of the time about everything. But that doesn’t make the animosity or anger that arises as a result any more bearable.
Conflict prevents us from making decisions, communicating effectively and being empathetic towards another person’s perspective.