Burnout can stop ambition dead in its tracks, and a year of stay-at-home directives probably hasn’t helped. Here is a simple tool kit to help build resilience and meet goals.
The Pygmalion Effect, in which expectations placed on us from others will influence our performance. The Galatea Effect, in which the high expectations we place on ourselves lead to high performance. The Golem Effect, in which the low expectations we place on ourselves lead to low performance.
1. Remain flexible. 2. Recall past wins to boost confidence. 3. Budget time, but not too much time
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10 min read · 2020-04-30 · Productivity can slump when we are too stressed, too busy, or unclear on our goals. Productivity can be improved by following a few simple steps. Incorporate them into your life now!