Monthly Archives: September 2015

5 Ways to Face Mistakes at Work

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Making mistakes at work is not the end of the world, the problem comes when you’re unsure of how to manage them. In one of my favourite quotes, Robert Kiyosaki perfectly sums up what it means to make a mistake: “Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn”.

Facing Mistakes at Work

If managing mistakes at work is something new to you, we’ve got some tips on how to see your mistakes as something positive and productive!

5 ways to learn from your mistakes and move on

list_okRecognise the mistake and learn from it!
We’re expected to be honest at work, not perfect. Managing a mistake is a key moment for showing our honesty and capacity for reaction. Assuming our blame for the mistake (not stepping up an admitting the mistake is like using petrol to put out a fire), detecting its origin and assessing the consequences will help us to deal with the obstacle.

list_okFind solutions and if necessary, help. If we simply report the mistake, we send this message: “I put my foot in the mess but I don’t know how to clean it up. Let someone else come and solve it.” This doesn’t say a lot about our emotional intelligence. To the contrary, if we report a mistake and we propose duly-researched solutions, we are showing our capacity for assuming responsibilities and adapting to unexpected circumstances.

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13 Inspiring Quotes to Get You Motivated After Summer Holidays

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Summer is winding down and if you’re not back to work already, you’ll be there soon. It’s hard to get back into the swing of things after a relaxing summer, but we’ve got a few quotes that will motivate you to do your very best (even if the sun is shining brightly through your office window)!

13 quotes to motivate your post-summer frame of mind

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So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains. Dr. Seuss

dont be afraid

Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. John D. Rockefeller

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