Business schools worldwide, management pros and all sorts of success gurus give reasonable lecture on tips and techniques for upping your game, nailing negotiations and attaining professional success. Although promising, all these entail some sort of strategy, hack or sustained effort in order to achieve the coveted performance.
Over time, psychologists have shown the positive impact that willpower provides in day to day activities, from enhancing self-control, to becoming more and more efficient at the workplace.
The American Psychological Association has entitled willpower, “the Psychological Science of Self-Control,” by stating that “at its essence, willpower is the ability to resist short-term temptations in order to meet long-term goals.” Willpower is usually built in terms of deploying the right motivation, belief systems, and perseverance.
In this inspiring Ted Talk, Bruce Feiler offers an alternative to the traditional dynamic of family structures and interactions.
There can be little talk of personal performance, without considering personal development. Personal development is the medium upon which one may begin to build and develop not only potential, but also an organized manner of using and eventually turning it into high performance.
Time is the most important resource that companies and individuals have. Once lost, it cannot be recovered, nor can it be substituted by other means. Having to work under strict deadlines, with not enough time to complete all the tasks, or having difficulties in finding the right balance between personal and professional life are two common problems that individuals are struggling with today.