Mindset for Work

Success at work isn’t solely determined by your skills or qualifications. Your mindset also plays a pivotal role in shaping your professional journey and achieving your career goals.

Mindset has quite a few facets: growth mindset and attitude are a couple. It has an enormous impact on your resilience and mental health.

It’s the mental health connection that I focused on a bit more in this episode with Laura Terrell. Laura is a coach and was a former special advisor to the US President. She’s also a lawyer. I figure she probably knows a thing or two about mindset. Like:

🤔 You can work on your mindset. It’s not a static thing. And it’s starts with being intentional about it.

😥 When something upsetting has happened… give yourself the space to be upset. Then: how to I move forward from here so this doesn’t define your job?

🤬 When something bad happens, sometimes we feel justified in our anger and vent enthusiastically to friends… it may not be that helpful. What you should do is go for a walk or do something you like. THEN consider an appropriate reaction. A break may create objectivity.

😨 We self-limit too often. We don’t ask questions because we fear the answer. Or we tell ourselves “I don’t have all the qualifications.”

Find Laura at lauraterrell.com.

Find me (Andrea) at thehrhub.ca for HR support in Western Canada.

Andrea Adams