We can all do or say things that we later come to regret, an in the moment reaction that can leave us and other people feeling anywhere from slightly uncomfortable to totally destroyed. What we do next to be able to move forward will determine how the story ends.
Words have consequences, they have power, a power that can be used to knock down or to build up. Wisdom, Truth and Self-Awareness are the arch-rivals to words and feedback that have caused a person to be knocked down. They are the superpowers that will build people up again.
A Case Study: A memory gave me insight to how I got to where I am in my WorkLife and inspiration in knowing I’m at the right place – the place my WorkLife journey was meant to take me to.
A Case Study: How I took an invaluable lesson in feedback practice from an acting class and adapted it to help people self direct meaningful learning in their WorkLife to turn their continuous story into a work of art.
I like to tell stories about my family. They make a great story to tell because they’re unique to me. And also because they’re important to me.
The series of lessons throughout the book are designed to help you find, develop and tell the right story at the right time in all WorkLife situations – in day-to-day communication: WorkLife and feedback conversations, presentations, talks, and negotiations, at interviews, and when socialising and networking in building and maintaining good relationships.
There is a need to ask different questions to get to new places. Questions to help people see themselves in a new light, to tell their story, to help them pivot.
When I begin working with a client who’s considering a WorkLife change, quite often it’s because of a particular turning point in their life and they’ve come to realise that life is too short for them not to be living it fully.
Become a collector of stories. Other people’s and your own. This will help you find, develop and tell the right story at the right time in all WorkLife situations.
School of WorkLife helps you self-direct your WorkLife learning through resources that have been created to help you to take ownership of your learning in your own space and in your own time.