A few weeks ago I wrote about expanding your personal capacity. You need to constantly move out of your comfort zone and take new challenges. Otherwise you will just stay where you are as years go by. One question you might have is: what challenge should I take? This is an important question to answer. Why? Because working on a challenge could take months or even years. Nobody wants to spend years working on the wrong thing, so you should choose your challenge wisely.
Note: This is a guest post from Eduard Ezeanu of People Skills Decoded Win-win solutions are the most desirable way to solve problems and conflicts. When you win and the other person wins, instead of one winning and the other losing, then everybody is happy and the relationship gets stronger as a bonus. Although win-win solutions exist in many situations, it is often hard to see them. We need a special way of looking at things in order to discover them. I believe that finding win-win solutions happens through effectively applying 3 essential steps.
Have you ever played Starcraft? It’s a popular real-time strategy game that was first released in 1998. It’s also one of my favorite games. I still like it today although many newer, more sophisticated games have come out. Some time ago I learned that there are people who make a living from Starcraft. In South Korea especially, Starcraft games are broadcasted live on TV and professional gamers (progamers) earn big sums of money. Of course, being a Starcraft fan, I then browsed the materials on how to play Starcraft like a pro. There are tons of resources available. They give you not just specific game strategy and tactics but also tips to improve as a player.
Note: This is a guest post from Jered Slusher of Mass Influence Don’t you hate it when people criticize you? I mean, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve let myself get annoyed with people who are overly critical. When somebody harps on you, judges you, condemns you, disapproves of you, rejects you, withdrawals their confidence from you, it can be extremely painful. Not only can criticism eat away at your self confidence, it can cause you to be offended by the criticizer, and put you on the defensive to justify your behavior. Here are the three main disadvantages of mindlessly criticizing others: