"For some people, anxiety is a constant companion, even in situations where there’s no obvious reason for it. And it often goes hand in hand with a desire to achieve."
What does recognition at work look like to you? Is it a pay raise, more responsibilities, or simply a vote of confidence from your manager? Celebrating achievement in the workplace can take many forms, and it can go a long way to making employees feel appreciated and motivated. But how can organizations move away from […]
Sometimes, our goals are so big that they become overwhelming. We don't know where to start, or lose our way further along the path. And not achieving the unachievable seems like a failure
There's a lot of advice on giving praise, but how can we accept it gracefully? Mind Tools' Editorial Assistant, Alice Gledhill, explores why, for many of us, accepting praise can be so difficult.
We asked you about the "extraordinary ordinary" people who inspire you every day
When I was in elementary school, the best part of my day wasn't running around in the yard, or dreaming up impossible adventures with my friends. It was getting my homework back from Mr Noyce with a big red tick and "V.G." at the bottom, short for "Very Good." I'd done it! I'd been recognized! […]