Daily Business & Success Tips


 

quote of the day

"Strength does not come from physical capability. It comes from an indomitable will."
Gandhi


 
Attitude Verse Aptitude

Overcome A Major Fear
A major source of stress in your life is the "fear of rejection" or fear of criticism. This fear of rejection manifests itself in an over-concern for the approval or disapproval of your boss or other people. The fear of rejection is often learned in early childhood as the result of a parent giving the child what psychologists call "conditional love."

Rise Above The Need For Approval
Many parents made the mistake of giving love and approval to their children only when their children did something that they wanted them to do. A child who has grown up with this kind of conditional love tends to seek for unconditional approval from others all his or her life. When the child becomes an adult, this need for approval from the parent is transferred to the workplace and onto the boss. The adult employee can then become preoccupied with the opinion of the boss. This preoccupation can lead to an obsession to perform to some undetermined high standard.

How to thrive in tough times

Avoid Type A Behavior
Drs. Rosenman and Friedman, two San Francisco heart specialists, have defined this obsession for performance as "Type A behavior." Experts have concluded that approximately 60% of men and as many as 10% of women are people with Type A behavior.

Don’t Burn Yourself Out
This Type A behavior can vary from mild forms to extreme cases. People who are what they call "true Type A’s" usually put so much pressure on themselves to perform in order to please their bosses that they burn themselves out. They often die of heart attacks before the age of 55. This Type A behavior, triggered by conditional love in childhood, is a very serious stress-related phenomenon in the Australian workplace.

Action Exercises
Here are two things you can do immediately to deal with the fear of rejection, criticism and disapproval.

First, realize and accept that the opinions of others are not important enough for you to feel stressed, unhappy or over concerned about them. Even if they dislike you entirely, it has nothing to do with your own personal worth and value as a person.

Second, refuse to be over concerned about what you think people are thinking about you. The fact is that most people are not thinking about you at all. Relax and get on with your life.make a difference.


     
     
 
about TA fastrack

TA Fastrack is Australasia’s most successful travel and tourism industry business coaching, management consulting, marketing, training and web marketing solutions provider with a vision to provide the travel and tourism industry with the ‘world-best’ solutions, TA Fastrack guarantees a fastrack in your profits and personal performance. With Australasia’s most experienced team of industry consultants and coaches based in Australia, New Zealand and now in Singapore, we can deliver business solutions wherever you are.

To learn more about how TA Fastrack can ‘fastrack’ your profits email us or visit www.tafastrack.com. To talk to us call +61 7 3630 1298.

 
     
Source = Adrian Caruso & TA Fastrack
Pin It

Comments are closed.