When things don't work out the way we planned, discouragement quickly settles into our being. Rather than taking the situation as a learning experience we (or maybe just me...and a few others) tend to paint ourselves with the 'I'm a failure' brush. Executive and life coach Maggie Simm says, failure is simply feedback. Process the learnings of the situation and then move onto what's next a little wiser. "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to conti
Are you setting bad goals? First of all setting goals is a good step in the right direction. We just have to be careful that we are not creating a scenario designed for failing with the our approach to strategic planning and goal setting. S.M.A.R.T goals are the foundation of good strategic planning. ✅ Specific - don't be vague! ✅ Measurable - how will we measure progress? ✅ Attainable - is this achievable? ✅ Realistic - with the current resources situation? time, money, etc.
The problem isn't what other people will think of you. The real issue is: Have you developed a thick skin? says Brimstone What's your process for dealing with harsh criticism? I have to admit this is a work in progress for me, but I'm definitely better than I was as a new bright eyed entrepreneur. Harsh feedback is rattling to the core especially when you don't expect it. I believe it's a necessary evil though (😅), to force us to justify our position even if it's just to our