Back from a hiatus! I had been really busy at work launching something new (more on that soon) and realized that I really needed a break. Took a lovely trip to Lisbon and am back refreshed and recharged.
This week, we're diving into the best pieces of advice amazing business leaders have received, small steps that become giant leaps, why letters are shaped the way they are and how to support a struggling friend. Cheers, Janel
What's The Best Piece Of Advice You Ever Received? Good advice can change the course of your life. In this great read, Deb asks many exemplary women abot the best advice they've ever received, and how it changed their lives. Tons of gems. Some of my favorite picks:
Run your own race
Don’t be limited by other people’s limited imagination
The Small Steps of Giant Leaps "One of the most beneficial skills you can learn in life is how to consistently put yourself in a good position. The person who finds themselves in a strong position can take advantage of circumstances while others are forced into a series of poor choices.
Strong positions are not an accident. Weak positions aren’t bad luck. The position you find yourself in today is the accumulation of the small choices that you’ve been making for years."
Food in 2030 What are experts saying about how we will eat by 2030?
How To Support A Struggling Friend We all want to be helpful and supportive to our friends, but sometimes we don't know what exactly to do. Here's a guide that provides practical tips to enable you to provide effective emotional support to the people who matter.
Some useful highlights: "Don’t take charge. Avoid being directive about your opinions; instead, encourage your friend to come up with potential solutions so they feel in control of the problem. Also, give emotional support first, cognitive support second"