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What is a People Pleaser?

Darryl Bachmeier Sep 12, 2019 Social

Perhaps you find yourself in situations that you do not want to be in but can’t seem to say ‘no’ to the person. Perhaps you feel used by others. These are the tell-tale signs of a people pleaser. If you resonate with any of the above statements, then this article is for you. What is a People Pleaser? A people pleaser is a person that will go to all lengths to please others. They are willing to do anything for others just to please them and make others like them, even if it is sacrificing their mental health and wellbeing. How to check whether You Are a People Pleaser? People pleasers can be identified via the following points. Check them to see if any of them resonate with your person: The constant need for validation. (Trying their best to do whatever the other person needs.) Constantly finding oneself in an...

Using the CATWOE checklist

Darryl Bachmeier Sep 11, 2019 Strategy

Have you ever been in a situation in which you approved a project from your boss and started to work on it only to face strong resistance from the workers who are supposed to help you implement it in the first place? Or maybe you came up with an innovative idea for a project which your colleagues fully supported but which got struck down when you presented it in front of the owner? This happens frequently when a project involves a number of stakeholders who view the central problem or solution from different perspectives. For example, a quarry that mines limestone is a source of profits for the investors and a source of employment for the workers. However, when difficult times arrive and profits turn into losses, both groups will have completely different solutions in mind. The investor might want to lay off workers to reduce the cost whereas the...

What is Inductive Reasoning?

Darryl Bachmeier Sep 10, 2019 Strategy

Inductive reasoning describes the logic of rational thinking that involves formulating generalizations based on particular facts you know, observations you have made, and incidents you have experienced. It is the specific approach towards rational thinking that involves formulating conclusions based on detailed information. This technique is an essential critical thinking practice that most employers look for when hiring new staff. Generally, it is a type of soft analytical skill. Thus, it is unlike the hard skills that generally demand technical training and are job-specific. In any case, inductive reasoning relates to how you respond to ideas, social situations, and people around you. Most employers look for candidates who can determine changes in patterns and use inductive reasoning to formulate proposals, policies, and strategies based on those patterns. For that reason, inductive reasoning is a crucial skill that you must showcase when submitting job applications or interviews. How Does Inductive Reasoning...

4 strategies to become an early riser and start conquering your days

Darryl Bachmeier Sep 9, 2019 Productivity

Have you ever looked at millionaires on TV who can’t stop raving on about their habit of waking up at 4.30 a.m. every day and wondered: how do they even pull this off? Or maybe you’re in the camp that is not entirely convinced that waking up so early on a daily basis can be tremendously beneficial in so many ways. Instead of wondering how those people on TV pull this off, you question the need for such an approach to life. Let’s sort out this matter once and for all and look at the proven benefits of becoming an early riser, and learn about the process of building this into a habit. Why should you rise early? You get a headstart on your day Waking up at 4.30 a.m. every day gives you at least a +3 hours advantage over everyone else who does not. You have so much...

How to Not Pick Sides

Darryl Bachmeier Sep 8, 2019 Social

It would help if you never underestimate the impact that one decision can cause to your life. A single wrong decision can ruin a life, a career, or a relationship. For that reason, we must make the right decision to maintain peace and happiness in our lives. There are times when confusion might feel the decision we would like to make. The pros and cons on both sides might be way too harsh for us to take. Hence, it would be best not to pick sides. In this post, we will learn essential factors on how not to pick sides. They include: Pay Attention to Signs The first rule is to open up to the most probable signs. The universe often offers us with specific guiding signs that we tend to ignore or even neglect. Some of these signals are obvious while others are hidden, but they are usually valuable...

Why We Need To Curb Our Innate Urge To Gossip

Darryl Bachmeier Sep 7, 2019 Social

Have you ever found yourself in the midst of gossip? Being the target of gossip can be a harrowing experience, and we all recognise that. But when the arrow is not pointed at us, gossip doesn’t seem all that bad. In fact, it is quite pleasing or even exciting. However, even when you are not the target of gossip, it could affect your life in more ways than you can imagine. So let’s try to understand how gossip works and set ourselves free from its invisible shackles. What Exactly Is Gossiping? Even though the word ‘gossip’ has negative connotations, it is actually a much broader term than we realise. To put it simply, gossiping is the act of discussing a person’s nature or traits in the absence of the person. It can be good or bad, depending on the intention of the people engaged in the discussion. How Is Gossip...

How to Unlock the Champion Mindset within You?

Darryl Bachmeier Sep 6, 2019 Success

What Is a Champion Mindset? A Champion mindset, as the name implies, is a state of mind that enables the person to become a victor of their goals and ambitions by acquiring and being dead set on the conviction to be the very best. The training your mind to be disciplined and steadfast to the harshness of reality and trying to reach the top by endurance and strength one can only attain by believing in oneself. Difference between the Mundane and a Champion Mindset When we listen to the story of the greatest in history, our minds wander off to their ambitions to achieve those goals. How did they do it? How did they achieve it? How did they stay committed to their goal? To the ordinary and mundane minds, this seems like a tale, a fable that is far beyond their grasp. But to a champion, that’s a blueprint...

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