by Karlee Kilker
In a time of widespread distraction and stressful environments, are you taking steps to be your best self in and out of the office? Regardless of what industry you find yourself in, having your voice as a fixed asset is impactful. Both your performance and your workplace environment stand to gain from what you bring to the table. It’s essential to do this for your team, but the importance of holding yourself to a standard can map out your plan to success. Be systematic about what your personal tools for success are. Take those tools and prove how they make the difference in how not only your peers see you, but more significant than that, how you see yourself.
Bond with people. The people you choose to surround yourself with can morph your attitude and mental health. Are you making the people around you their best? You’re at work ultimately to get a job done, but are you recognizing the team sport aspect of your goals? Being a part of the workforce is just that, you join to be a work-FORCE. Uniting the people who you work alongside to make the best result possible is not only uplifting but a powerful ability. It’s attainable to do the smallest of things like being friendly to those around you. This policy grants the opportunity for spurring positive aftershocks to the community that surrounds you.
Forget the comfort zone. Becoming comfortable and disallowing any refreshment into your routine is draining. How can you grow if you remain stationary? To reach that next level, be confident and continue striving on the path of a lifelong learner. The opportunities that cross your way once you branch outside that feeling of normalcy may surprise you.
Your mindset matters. The day-to-day can begin to blur if you aren’t taking the time to step back and do something to set up your daily mindset. What works for one person may not work for you, but trying to find your personal “day-priming” activity can be crucial. Maybe you need to write out everything you hope to get accomplished, go for a run, or put on music that drains some of that stress away? Use the links below to get inspired to train your mindset:
In celebration of Mental Health Month, go out and survey what your current state of mind is. Having a clear-cut method of what brings out the best of your work ethic will spread to your ideas and those around you.