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They say self-reflection helps you grow but is too much of it bad? In a study, well-known organizational psychologist Tasha Eurich found that people who scored high on self-reflection were more stressed, less satisfied with their jobs and relationships, more self-absorbed, and they felt less in control of their lives. Does that mean we should stop reflecting?
If we want to build our introspection muscles and make reflection work for us, we need to re-pivot from “why" to “what". Asking “why" traps us into the past and makes us victims of the operating context. Framing the same question as “what" helps us take ownership of our problems. Also, it enables us to zoom out and analyse what happened with an objective lens.
This is obviously easier said than done but is surely worth a try.
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💌 Where Bach and Darwin Differed - The larger lesson for all of us ambitious professionals trying to do meaningful work is to remember that career decline is inevitable if we latch on to vague images of past glory. Time changes intelligence, adaptability, focus, priorities.
💌 Your success in life comes down to the number of difficult conversations you are willing to have - The skill to share each other's stories, and remain in the dialogue when emotions are high is the most crucial skill when it comes to crucial conversations.
💌 NC Archives: Our 5 most read letters in tech - These are 5 of our most popular newsletters from the technology world. Take mental notes as you read.
Have a wonderful week ahead.
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