I believe so much in the power of effective feedback. I also believe there’s an effective and ineffective way of giving and receiving feedback. I’ve never liked the feedback ‘sandwich’, because the crux of what needs to be said and heard can be lost within what is said around it, the dressing that surrounds it. I believe feedback should be given context.
Oftentimes the most simple of things are also the most beautiful of things, and it’s this combination that has the power to bring and maintain health and happiness to our everyday WorkLife.
These people made it a comfortable café since they were all interested in each other and in their drinks or coffees, or infusions, and in the papers and periodicals which were fastened to rods, and no one was on exhibition.
Our work really does need to sit well with our values along with our skills, interests, attributes and motivated abilities. Ted’s WorkLife coach took him through a Values Assignment to understand what all of this meant to him in considering a WorkLife change. He was at the point where he knew a change in his WorkLife was necessary to allow him to feel more satisfaction in his work and to have a job that he was proud of.
My love of the arts and learning have been passions for as long as I can remember. Passions that in bringing together have helped me to have clarity on my WorkLife.
The contrast between old and new, modern and historic has been the secret to Blumenthal’s success. He recognises and appreciates what is good about ‘constant’ and ‘change’. His story demonstrates the argument in favour of both.
As a man who is half historian and half chef, Raichlen recognises and appreciates what is good about ‘constant’ and ‘change’. His story demonstrates the argument in favour of both.
It takes Persistence, a lot of pulling ourselves back up, following a path when we don’t know if and when it’s going to happen for us, while remaining true to our Passion, gut instinct and Purpose.
All I must do now was to stay sound and good in my head until morning when I would start to work again.
Just as Mark used the words written to understand who Eddie is, the people we interact with come to understand our beliefs, values and dreams through the words we use to communicate. Because as people, it’s what we can make with words – ideas, images, hopes, theories, fears, plans, understanding, expectations, a past and a future, culture, ways of seeing …. the list is endless, and the power is simply ‘powerful’.