If you choose to learn from the negative feedback, complaints could be a blessing in disguise.
Emile Coué was a French psychologist and pharmacist that developed a method of self-improvement called autosuggestion, a very simple process of repeating something to one self. Emile Coué used it to heal his patients by telling them “Tous les jours, à tous points de vue, je vais de mieux en mieux.” (“Every day, in every […]
One of the most annoying questions someone can ask is Why? Sometimes you just want to respond with “Because I said so” or just “Because” or even “Don’t ask questions, just do it” to flip it back to the person originally asking. As annoying as Why can sometimes be, it is also one of the […]
By Vijay Khatnani, Managing Partner, J2 Solutions As we move through the winter months, many of us are still in the throes of working to maintain our New Year’s resolutions. This time of year represents a new beginning for most of us—a fresh start. It’s a time to ask the question: what can I do […]
Two simple words, when reversed, mean totally different things with totally different outcomes: “Can I?” versus “I can.” The first is asking permission—from oneself or from others. It comes from a place of doubt and self-limiting beliefs. It means we seek, or even need, validation to even begin. It means we’re afraid: Afraid to take […]
Happy New Year. As January accompanies us into a new year, with it brings a new sense of focus, new resolutions and new goals. A couple of years back, I encouraged the J2 team to create vision boards to facilitate a more inspired goal setting exercise, which I wrote about in last January’s goal-setting FFfT. […]