A perception gap occurs when the intention you set forth and communicate is misunderstood by your audience -- bosses, peers, subordinates, clients, partners, and even friends. Unfortunately, it happens all the time.
The late Steve Jobs, Apple founder, lost the company he built to investors only for him to buy it back a few years later because he had learned from his own initial shortcomings. A vital component to managing fresh opportunities is not fearing to take risk.
Why does innovation often start in dark places? When you're working in the fringes, the normal risks and rewards associated with radical change suddenly become different: you have a lot less to lose, but you can also gain a lot more.
As leaders in the UX community, we must embrace young talent to let them know that it's OK to present divergent ideas and challenge current thinking. This premise is a large factor in UX, lean, agile, design thinking, design and more creative field approaches.
We can't control other people and we can't control our environment (we can create it, just not completely control it). The one thing over which we can exert, and maintain control of, is our self and the way we respond to any, and every, situation.
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How we think leads us to the actions we take. The actions we take define us -- our character is defined by our actions. We control our character!
What I see time and time again is that no matter how women leaders demonstrate their value, whether it be in the workplace, with our families or in our communities, we tend to diminish and undervalue our contributions.
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For the organization at large, it is the chief executive who owns the culture. The larger the organization, the more cultures multiply. From department to department, cultures can be quite different, depending on the department leader. In any case, the leader of the organization ultimately owns the organizational culture.
Create a purpose that gets you up in the morning and makes you dream dreams at night. Ground your goals in service so you become a force of nature, lifting yourself and others to higher levels than you've ever been before, innovating everything in your life to become more uniquely powerful in the universe.
If we had more leaders embodying this leadership mindset, we'd be well on our way to creating a better future.
We know it is hard to change behavior. But trust us, you can do it. We can not remember the last time we had a fight or argument with someone. But we constantly learn new things and we end up knowing the nicest people all over the place, also if we start out on a rough path!
Positive and optimistic people lead themselves by constantly finding encouragement within their soul. The more you give out positively, the more you get back. Here are my seven essential mantras that I find helpful to keep myself on a positive track.
If you find yourself seeking power so you can have more influence or a better advantage, or feel more in control, consider this: Power doesn't come from doing more, better or faster. Power comes from a state of presence. And mindfulness brings you there.