As humans, our brains are both quite different from puppy brains and not so very different from puppy brains.
This week, play with the 5 Whys and let us know what you discover!
This week we suggest you play with naming your why. Write it down and live with it a while to see if it helps you make decisions that are more in alignment with what matters to you.
Knowing your why will guide your decisions and actions, and can help you create the life that truly matters to you.
The more you motivate your team to challenge ideas, the greater the likelihood that you will acquire innovative and creative ideas from your team.
You, your team, and your organization are not dysfunctional because you have conflict – conflict is a part of being human.
The inability to deal with conflict effectively can be costly in terms of productivity, sharing of information, and turnover. Therefore, it’s critical that managers, teams, and individuals develop skills in both managing conflict effectively and also in using conflict to increase innovation, expand ideas, and support problem-solving.
Perhaps this experience will help to point you in the direction of where you’re supposed to go next. You lost this job and that sucks. Now you have the opportunity to get more of what you want out of your next job!
Keep moving forward – even if it’s just one small step.
Facing the loss of a role that provides a great deal of your identity as well as the means for living, can be very challenging.