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Hello, loyal readers and new subscribers!
has arrived in New York City! Balmy, warm days, empty streets
and tourists in Central Park amused by friendly squirrels.
We’ve spent relaxing hours by a small waterfall in the
park watching birds splash. It yields the tranquility of fishing
but without the rods and worms.
we enjoyed a fabulous weekend in Palm Beach at our wonderful
friends’ Meryl and Gerry’s gorgeous condo. It
was a mini-reunion of our rowdies group from Italy and we
spent a great few days together. Here is a photo of us at
the airport in Florida.
you’ve ever wondered if you were self-sabotaging your
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you your own worst enemy when trying to do your job?
your career on shaky ground and you’re wondering if
it’s your fault?
you find yourself wondering, once again, if you’ll be fired?
you’re asking these questions, then you might be sabotaging
yourself and not even know it!
yourself a favor and probe deeper to discover how you might be adding
to your lack of success.
is a sampling of the markers of self-sabotage:
Weight gain, no self-care
Fractured friendships and relationships
No time for networking
Working harder and longer hours but never getting caught up
Reluctance to talk to, or trust, your boss
can you do if you feel that you might be self-sabotaging your career?
time to step back and look at the bigger picture. You say you
have no time to do that? That’s self-sabotage! It’s
only by getting a 50,000 foot view of your situation that you
can see what can be done differently. The goal is to work smarter,
Organize your thoughts. Separate tasks into those that only you
can do. Be realistic and accept that you don’t have to do
everything yourself. Micromanaging will de-motivate your staff
and doesn’t allow them to own their projects.
What resources would you need to perform your job better? You
might need to ask for more staff, delegate assignments or telecommute
one day a week.
Once you have identified what you need, ask for a meeting with
your boss. Insure that you are rested, calm and able to state
the facts clearly while making your case. Your boss might even
help you prioritize the most critical tasks.
you discover exhaustion and anger are a pattern that has occurred
more than once in your recent career, reach out to a therapist
or counselor to learn how to overcome that pattern.
often have times in our career that frustrate us and stall our ability
to perform at peak levels. These periods are usually temporary and
associated with particularly stressful events. However, if manic,
disorganized and dysfunctional describes your daily job experience,
this warrants a closer look.
Kurow, M.S. is an author and a career and executive coach in NYC.
She works with clients across the U.S. and internationally, helping
them to become better managers, figure out their next career moves
and thrive despite office politics. Click
here for more information about her services.
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