Done Right, Procrastination Could Be Good for You

You know the feeling. You’ve got an email you need to write, a paper you need to turn in, a form you need to fill out, or an enormous pile of laundry that needs washing. But all you want to do is kick back on the couch, watch Netflix, and think about all the important work you’re not doing. It’s too bad feeling guilty about not working doesn’t do much to actually get your work done. Except, it turns out that some experts think putting off your work isn’t such a bad thing. Here’s how not working can work for you.

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How successful people have better mindsets – Business Insider

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How successful people have better mindsets – Business Insider

“If you want to go far, borrow the mindset known in Zen Buddhism as shoshin, or learner’s mind. That means you don’t pretend to know it all but are open to learning and growth and development, with a mind that’s fresh and enthusiastic and free of bias. Experience holds lessons for us all, but you have to remain teachable to take advantage of them.”

1. Successful people don’t take failure too seriously

2. Successful people accept who they are and what they are about

3. Successful people set goals and work to achieve them

4. Successful people don’t leave things to chance

5. Successful people don’t let themselves get sidetracked by problems

6. Successful people are decisive

7. Successful people are continually learning

 

 

Can’t Stop The Rush? Why Hurry Worry Is Plaguing Team Productivity

A recently discovered type of brain cells called mirror neurons have been found to fire when a person observes a behavior in a similar way to when the brain is experiencing the action itself. Mirror neurons explain, for example, the sensation of cringing when watching a video of another person getting hurt. Human neuroimaging studies have shown a similar brain pattern when we feel pain and when we observe someone else experiencing that same pain. This is an important reaction for demonstrating empathy, but

Source: Can’t Stop The Rush? Why Hurry Worry Is Plaguing Team Productivity

High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It

When the workplace feels challenging but not threatening, teams can sustain the broaden-and-build mode. Oxytocin levels in our brains rise, eliciting trust and trust-making behavior. This is a huge factor in team success, as Santagata attests: “In Google’s fast-paced, highly demanding environment, our success hinges on the ability to take risks and be vulnerable in front of peers.”

Source: High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It

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