Want to improve your self-confidence in 2023? Here’s how public speaking can help.
These are just some of the reasons our members *really* don't like small talk. When we say 'small talk' we mean those quick conversations you might have with a colleague right before a meeting gets starter a stranger at a conference. And although small talk can indeed feel (and often be) awkward it doesn't always have to be. In fact, these seemingly trivial moments can actually present important professional opportunities for us. Let's explore them now.
All too often, we wear the term “perfectionist” as a badge of honour. In reality? It sets us up for failure. When your standards are so high that nothing you do feels good enough, it’s hard to recognize your own achievements, feel confident in your decisions, and get down to work.If that sounds like you, you’re not alone. Perfectionism is a common struggle that’s reinforced in the working culture around us (and especially on Linkedin feeds) where we compete and celebrate promotions, achievements, and accomplishments, all while glossing over all the failures that it took to finally get there. There’s also good news: if you’re a perfectionist, it’s possible to change!