Aha of today

Author: Horia

Today’s aha

Today’s aha: life has ups and downs. To rejoice in the ups and ignore/repress the downs in unbalanced. Once I accepted/allowed myself to admin that it’s OK to feel lethargic, I started to feel relief and even small sparks of liveliness. #AllFeelingsAreOK

Yesterday’s aha

Yesterday’s aha: coffee tastes delicious but repeated too many times in a week it messes up my occasional afternoon nap. #MoreSleepLessCoffee

Aha of today

Aha of today: crucial conversations are NP-Hard. They are not only hard to solve on the spot but it’s also hard to verify if that was the best conversation possible. #AgileConversations

Aha of today

Aha of today: Effective communication (message send is message received) trumps efficient communication (communication time is optimized) at any time. If you’re not agreeing, would you be willing to share your thought process?

Aha of today

Aha of today: seeing a “bad luck” event as suffering (why does it happen to me?) VS opportunity to learn or ask for help makes a huge difference in the way I handle it: Resignation VS Empowerment. How do you interpret “bad luck” events?

Aha of today

Aha of today: even a great meeting must come to an end. Ending it on a high note, allows the participants to take the energy to their next thing.

Aha of today

Aha of today: a COVID vaccine will not affect the results of a PCR COVID test. Meaning that I can fly soon after getting the vaccine.

Aha of today

Aha of today: I admitted that I have no idea what is being discussed in the meeting. I thought that I was the most stupid person in the room. It was uncomfortable. Must do it more often.

Aha of today

Aha of today: when I stay in front of the screen for a whole day, as a “reward” for my effort I get a headache at the end of the day.