Want Change? Prove It!
James Clear has a recipe for change. To create a change within yourself, Clear believes you must first change your beliefs about yourself. If you want to stick to a new habit, you have to take on the identity of the type of person you want to become. Results don’t come from just a performance-based goal; results come from believing you are the type of person you want to become.
So, before you set performance-based goals for yourself at work such as “I will become a manager by next spring”, take a look at Clear’s recipe and change the way you think about change…
Identity-based Habits: How to Actually Stick to Your Goals This Year
Want Corporate Success? Try Giving
A culture of “giving” in the workplace can often be the key to high-performing organizations. Adam Grant, management professor at UPenn’s Wharton School of Business, writes about this innovative approach to collaboration in the workplace. While being a “giver” may have been considered a coveted remark on your kindergarten report card, it is generally not a trait associated with reward or promotion in the workplace. However, research indicates that giving environments in which employees help each other, work together and share ideas provide invaluable organizational benefits. Take a look…Or, should we say, “give” it a look…
McKinsey Quarterly — Givers Take All