#AhaOfToday My habit is to check my personal email in the morning. I had an email that triggered me and took 2 hours for me to process and put back in its box. I had different plans for those 2 hours. From now, I’ll skip personal emails in the morning.
#AhaOfToday Saying no immediately is such a great way to miss out on opportunities and possibilities that life has to offer.
#AhaOfTodayI used to be like that… not knowing how to listen. Actually, it’s very easy: just sit there and witness the other person. That’s it. No need to do anything else.
#AhaOfTheWeek Fundamentally, when you go deep down, there are 2 needs that we seek to fulfill as humans: attachment/connection and authenticity. And they’re slightly at odds with each other.
#AhaOfToday Leading by example works even better if others get to witness your behaviors. In software development, there are contexts where you might need to show-and-tell what you’ve done
#AhaOfToday In general, Romanian culture is based on punishment and blame (because history). No wonder I was so used to finding excuses and avoiding taking responsibility. And I see this strategy manifesting in others living in Romania. #honesty
#AhaOfToday Negative thoughts, have-to thinking, fixed mindset, etc. also fulfill (or used to fulfill) some needs or personal values. It’s useful to identify these before starting to work on changing the negative thoughts
#AhaOfToday First step to getting out of the blame game: Blame the system instead of the other.
#AhaOfToday Fundamentally, when you go deep down, there are 2 needs that we seek to fulfill as humans: attachment/connection and authenticity. And, they’re slightly at odds with each other.
#AhaOfTheWeek Take full ownership of my own position and authority. Everyone will be better off when I do that.