Showing posts with label motivation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label motivation. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

TED Tuesday: Tim Urban— Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator



"This just might be the funniest TED talk I have ever seen—Wait  Tim Urban goes inside the mind of a master procrastinator." ~~Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook



Good Morning Folks,

The term paper looms. Your computer sits open before you, the cursor blinking on your pristine white screen like a tiny black devil come to taunt you. On the corner of your screen, a notification pops up. Now you have a choice. You can either start writing the paper that’s due next week, or you can watch the latest YouTube video on Poodle-haircuts gone wrong.

If you choose the Poodle, you’re not alone. Tim Urban’s hilariously entertaining TED Talk entitled “Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator” has gotten over 10 million views and counting. I agree with Tim - in the modern age, we're all procrastinators. The key to getting rid of it, in my humble opinion, is different for anyone. 

Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window — and encourages us to think harder about what we're really procrastinating on, before we run out of time.

Tim Urban is a brilliant presenter!!! That is the best ever explanation of importance of setting deadlines! Urban doesn’t believe non-procrastinators exist.  He believes we’re all procrastinating about something. We all have-- excuse the cliche-- a monkey on our backs. And we all need to be aware of it when he (or she) takes the wheel. Have a look:


His ending argument? Life is short. He puts up a visual filled with tiny boxes, one for each week in a 90 year life. It’s not that long. For online high school students, your future begins with what you do today. So, in the words, of Master Procrastinator Tim Urban, be aware of your instant gratification monkey. Be aware of why you’re procrastinating. And embrace your life while you can.

Thinking long and well about that last slide might help out the efforts. Good luck out there, fellow sufferers. Thanks to CMASAS, the top 5 of the 50 Best Online High School Diploma programs, for pointing me to this great presentation. And thanks to all of you for watching.

Have a GREAT day. Love LIFE!


Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer

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"You never know how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have."
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Ideas are not set in stone. When exposed to thoughtful people, they morph and adapt into their most potent form. TED Tuesdays on MitchWeiner.com highlights some of today's most intriguing ideas. Look for more talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more— HERE.  

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Ted Tuesday: Julian Treasure— ‘How to Speak So That People Want to Listen’

"Every human being needs to listen consciously in order to live fully."









Good Morning Folks


At FSO, listening to our clients needs is paramount to (re)IMAGINING their future. Ironically we win because our competitors fail in listening.

With that in mind and 3,591,725 combined Ted and YouTube views that have come before your own…. Julian Treasure's talk, "5 ways to listen better" is sure to enlighten you.


There are seven deadly sins of speaking, according to sound consultant Julian:

  • Gossiping
  • Judging
  • Negativity
  • Complaining
  • Excuses
  • Exaggeration
  • Dogmatism

It can be difficult to stay away from these conversation killers, but Treasure says there are plenty of ways to make sure you don’t lose your listener. In this TED Talk, he shares tips to speak powerfully—and with a purpose.

The first step is to hail, an exercise in using honesty, authenticity, integrity and love to give your words meaning. Treasure says these things allow you to be clear in what you’re saying—to be straightforward in a way that establishes trust.

After you’ve nailed down what to say, you have to think about how to say it. That’s where the human voice comes into play. Treasure says using different vocal inflections and rates of speech can add an extra layer of meaning to your words—and really drive a point home.

“You have an amazing toolbox. This instrument is incredible, and yet this is a toolbox that very few people have ever opened,” Treasure says.

Is your voice giving you the presence you need? Here are some of the best tools in the box:

1. Register
“If you want weight, you need to go down here to the chest…. We vote for politicians with lower voices, it's true, because we associate depth with power and with authority. That's register.”

2. Timbre
“It's the way your voice feels. Again, the research shows that we prefer voices which are rich, smooth, warm, like hot chocolate.”

3. Prosody
“People who speak all on one note are really quite hard to listen to if they don't have any prosody at all. That's where the word monotonic comes from, or monotonous, monotone.”

4. Pace and Pitch
“I can get very excited by saying something really quickly, or I can slow right down to emphasize…. Of course, pitch often goes along with pace to indicate arousal."

5. Volume
“I can get really excited by using volume…. Or, I can have you really pay attention by getting very quiet. Some people broadcast the whole time. Try not to do that.”

By teaching the next generation to listen and to be empathetic, they will have a better chance at creating an understanding world, and ultimately a more peaceful world.

“Conscious listening creates a world of connection, of understanding and of peace.”

Watch Julian’s talk here:



Thanks to Success magazine for their insights that contributed to this post, to TED and most of all to you for listening. 

Let's all go make things happen today. I look forward to seeing you soon.


Love Life!


Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer  


Ideas are not set in stone. When exposed to thoughtful people, they morph and adapt into their most potent form.TED Tuesdays on MitchWeiner.com highlights some of today's most intriguing ideas. Look for more talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more— HERE


Thursday, February 2, 2017

Shout-Out: Cheers To Our FSO Rockstars

"Her smiling personality and professionalism is always shining. She is willing to take the extra step to assist greets our guests and our employees.”







Good Morning Folks,

Hearing feedback about some of the AWESOME ways our motivated, team oriented, passionate people support our clients is one of the joys of my position.


I'd like to share some of my favorite kudos received in 
letters and emails so far this year:





From The World's Largest Advertising Companies, NYC
Re: Manny & Nicolle 
"Great job to Manny and Nicolle for doing such a great job in helping during the Creative Boot Camp event. They were both very involved, engaged and delivered exceptional services and assistance."

Re: Marcos
"A huge thank you to Marcos for springing into action during an emergency situation at the client site. Someone fell and was injured on site and Marcos immediately assisted, bandaging the person’s knee and even staying with them until the ambulance arrived. HE is truly an example of the “All Hands In” philosophy."



From Our AMLAW 200 Clients
Re: Clemencia, Stephen & Demetrius  –Boston
"These three awesome employees go above and beyond the call of duty for me when there is a request or issue while always being professional, efficient and friendly."

Re: Lisa & Team – Hartford
"Great job to the team for their support and great job in support of a meeting at the client site. The team's efficiency allowed for the training session to run very smoothly."

Re: Office Services – Boston
"Just wanted to send along a belated but sincere thank you for helping me last week with my VERY last minute request to create spiral bound presentations for a meeting 'in 15 minutes'. I apologize for the urgency of the request but appreciate the team getting this done -- with a smile no less. Great job team!!!"

Re: Marcus – Dallas
"Kudos to Marcus for taking the initiative and assisting in unpacking and setting someone’s new Varidesk. Marcus is always upbeat and shows a 
wonderful demeanor while delivering services."


Re: Pat – Boston)
Congratulations to Pat Murphy for winning the Site Manager of the Year 2016.



At One Of The Big Four Mobile Communications Companies 
To: Mariel, Musa, Terence & Ashton – Bellevue
"Great job to the team for going above and beyond on a high visibility project at the client site. Not only did they stay late the day before to set up but also step in the day of the event and ensured everything went off without a hitch."

To: Terence – Bellevue
"Kudos to Terence for his great communication skills to the customer and he tireless work in making the impossible almost always possible."


 

From A Healthcare Leader
To: Martin – California Laboratory 
"Marty does a wonderful job and goes above and beyond. Last week, there were a few times where shipments came in late, and he focused on getting the job done before going on his lunch. He ended up taking lunch almost 2 hours late! He told me didn’t mind, he just wanted to do a good job! He is very committed to his job and I am very grateful to have him as a part of my team!"

To: Claire – California Laboratory 
"Claire works hard to complete all tasks assigned to her! She has the skip, fire, and twinkle that FSO looks for! Since moving up to this position, she has been amazing, and I don’t know what I would do without her!"

To: Yang  & Li Y – California Laboratory 
"Yang & Li work hard every day to fulfil the demands for end users. Even with little notice, they are able to prepare plates everyone. They do the best that they can to uphold the level of customer service that FSO is proud of!"



 From Our Wall Street / Financial Services Clients



To: Orelbi – International Bank
"Orelbi consistently provides great service to the client, exemplifying our company standards and qualities."

To: Janessa –  Big 8 Accounting Firm, Chicago
"Awesome job to Danielle for her attention to detail and noticing a duplicate lunch order. Her great customer service and quick response is truly appreciated."


To: Jonathan & The Team –  Financial Services
"Great job to Jonathan and his team for being so efficient during a client event. They all went above and being as always and the success of the event could not have been possible with them."

To: Kelly – Financial Services
"Extremely grateful to Kelly for all she does every day. From ordering food to coordinating with facilities to booking rooms, she has been a true asset to the operations."

To: Sharifa – Financial Services
"Sharifa has become the client's right hand woman. She goes above and beyond with booking rooms, printing names tags, welcoming candidates and overall logistics."


  To: Rossi – Big 8 Accounting Firm, Chicago
Congratulations from our clients to Rossi for being named Associate of the Year.



From The NYC HQ Of The World's Preeminent Daily Newspaper
To: Louis – Times Square
"Kudos to Louis for making an urgent hand delivery. His efficiency and quick action is appreciated and shows his impact in such a short time with the organization."

There are no unimportant positions in a firm, and any person (like those commended above) that is interacting with clients is contributing to the overall impression of the client's firm. All of our employees that interact with clients are carefully selected and trained. So I'd like to commend Shalaine for her incredible patience in all her comprehensive orientations and training. She is always supportive, encouraging, compassionate to her training team and students.

To all of those applauded, CHEERS to you and THANK YOU for working tirelessly to deliver Service Extraordinaire with a smile. I am so proud of all of you, and to count you among the FSO family. Keep up the great work!!


Have a great day and thanks for being a part of our amazing journey.


Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer  

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"There is nothing wrong with you that isn't made worse by being unhappy. Make yourself better, by making the best of everything."
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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

TED Tuesday: Why you think you're right -- even if you're wrong | Julia Galef

"We need to learn how to feel intrigued instead of defensive when we encounter some information that contradicts our beliefs"








Good Morning Folks,


Whether debating politics on Facebook or trying to get approval on an expense from your boss, perspective is everything— especially when it comes to examining your beliefs. Are you a soldier, prone to defending your viewpoint at all costs — or a scout, spurred by curiosity? Julia Galef examines the motivations behind these two mindsets and how they shape the way we interpret information, interweaved with a compelling history lesson from 19th-century France. When your steadfast opinions are tested, Galef asks: "What do you most yearn for? Do you yearn to defend your own beliefs or do you yearn to see the world as clearly as you possibly can?"


Julia Galef co-founded the Center for Applied Rationality, a nonprofit organization devoted to helping people improve their reasoning and decision-making, particularly with the aim of addressing global problems. Julia’s background is originally in statistics, and she did social science research at Columbia and Harvard Business Schools for several years before becoming a writer for venues such as Slate, Science, Scientific American and more. Enjoy!



We strive to have the most inspired, motivated, and best trained employees in the industry! I hope these TED Tuesday presentations keep you well informed and enrich your life both personally and professionally.

Have a GREAT Day!

Mitch


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"Blazing into 2017 with Energy, Vision, Innovation"
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Ideas are not set in stone. When exposed to thoughtful people, they morph and adapt into their most potent form. TED Tuesdays on MitchWeiner.com highlights some of today's most intriguing ideas. Look for more talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more— HERE.  


Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Shout-Out Wednesday: Smart, Creative, Passionate and.. Appreciated!

"We truly appreciate your hard work, efforts and dedication to the company and our clients."








Good Morning Folks,

Our success is all about our clients knowing they can always count on us, we will always be there for them, we care about their success and we would never let them down.


Here are what we are hearing about FSO staff:

From One of The World's Largest Advertising Agencies...
Re: Christopher
"Chris always finds a way to uplift his fellow teammates. He leads by example and has really come into his own now that he is leading the closing shift."

Re: Jaclyn
"Jackie is a super star! She is always lending a helping hand. Her help in training our recent new hire, has really shown how much she cares."

Re: Jason
"Jason has acclimated well to our site. He has taken on a lot of responsibility and been a huge asset as the holiday season picks up."

Re: Raven
"Raven has been crucial in keeping our mailroom organized and up to date. We are extremely grateful for the skill sets she has and her willingness to help the team grow. She is a delight and always has a smile on her face. She is always willing to go out of her way for us and I just can’t tell you how much happier I am at work.  It is hard to always work, but then when you work with employees like Raven, you don’t mind having to come in to work."

Re: Demetrius
"Demetrius Pelzer was a huge help a couple of weeks ago in helping us to prepare for our annual event. This day is a huge event with lots of presentations and activities happening simultaneously throughout the day. Demetrius was able to step in and assist with some of the technical difficulty during the set up. His assistance was absolutely essential in having a successful event."


From Our Clients In Property Management
Re: Carlos — Wall Street
"Carlos was a great asset in assisting to make sure that UPS was delivering and picking up packages every day from the client site. The client had previous issues in setting up and confirming this information with UPS and Carlos made sure to follow up with both the client and UPS until this was all settled."

The team at one of our prime luxury buildings celebrates Cindy’s birthday last week with a beautiful cake and a thoughtful gift.


From Our AMLAW 200 Clients
Re: Lisa & Team - Hartford, CT
"The team assisted at very big awards event in Hartford. They helped with greeting guests, checking coats, cleaning up and all the other little things. Guests truly felt welcomed and it was truly appreciate by all. They were also a great help in decorating the office for the holidays. The team was able to make the office looks absolutely amazing."

Re: Blaine  Drinker Biddle
Even though Blaine has only been with the company for a very short time he has already had a positive impact in the operations at the client site. He has acclimated very well and helps out whenever and in whatever is needed. Welcome and thank you!!!

Re: Ryan — Dallas
"Ryan’s great work has been impressive. His customer services and communication skills have been essential in getting projects and requests execute quickly and efficiently. His sense of urgency and importance are appreciated every day."

Christian & Sergio — New York Cit
"Special thanks to Christian & Sergio who definitely went above and beyond last week. After the client closed for the long holiday weekend, a rush high profile request came through. Both Sergio and Christian jumped right in staying late into Wednesday night as well as working all day Friday and Sunday to ensure the project was completed for set deadlines."

Re: Andrew
"Andrew is so helpful and efficient. He jumps right in and helps in all things. He responds to request immediately and makes sure that things are followed through to completion."


At a Client in the Healthcare Industry:
Re: Yang — California  (Also our "Site of the Month")
"Yang is hard working, experienced and very knowledgeable and a great asset to us. She has been very cooperative and quite often goes the extra mile to support all project and needs."

From A Large Electronics Manufacturer
Louie & Mailroom Staff —  New Jersey
"HUGE thank you to the team lead by Louie for turning a space at the client into a functioning conference room for a large workshop that was taking place the day after. The teams quick response and efficiently not only allowed the conference to proceed as schedule but it helped avoided other logistic issues had the team not reacted so quickly."



From The World's Largest Professional Services Firm 
Re: Francis & Floor Host Team — Madison Avenue
Kudos to Francis and her team!!! Her great spirit and bright smile make working with her such a job. Her leadership skills are apparent in the way her team pulls together and attends to all who arrive onsite. Her pleasant and professional attitude have definitely rubbed off on her team and it was very apparent during last week’s Thanksgiving event. All guest were attended to with little to no wait which made the event even more enjoyable."

A huge thank you thank you to the Training Team for our amazing team building event. We built vision boards and had the best time ever! We had an amazing year with many accomplishments! Cheers to you and we are looking forward to an amazing year ahead!

Our team is committed to hiring quality employees who are trained, incentivized, and motivated. They are passionate about their purpose, excited about what they do, and you will feel like they are truly an extension of your business. We have a proven track record of reshaping our clients’ success by always improving service, controlling cost and taking better care of the people who serve them.

It’s a great joy for me to get to work every day with a team of such smart, creative, and passionate people. Know that you are all APPRECIATED!

Have a great day and thanks for being a part of our amazing journey.

Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer  

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'"Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and start being positive about what could go right"  ~~ Zig Ziglar's New Year's Resolution
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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

TED Tuesday: (re)IMAGINE— The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers With Adam Grant

"Know that being quick to start but slow to finish can boost your creativity, that you can motivate yourself by doubting your ideas and embracing the fear of failing to try, and that you need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones."







Good Morning Folks,

Today's speaker is Adam Grant, Wharton’s top-rated teacher. How do creative people come up with great ideas? Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure. "The greatest originals are the ones who fail the most, because they're the ones who try the most," Grant says. "You need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones."

Adam has been recognized as one of HR’s most influential international thinkers, BusinessWeek’s favorite professor, one of the world’s 40 best business professors under forty. Grant was tenured at Wharton while still in his twenties and has been honored with the Excellence in Teaching Award for every class he has taught. His first book, Give and Take, was a New York Times bestseller translated into 27 languages and named one of the best books of 2013 by Amazon, the Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal—as well as one of Oprah’s riveting reads and Harvard Business Review’s ideas that shaped management. His speaking and consulting clients include Google, the NFL, Merck, Goldman Sachs, Disney Pixar, the United Nations, and the U.S. Army and Navy. Grant earned his Ph.D. in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan and his B.A. from Harvard College. 

According to Grant, "Know that being quick to start but slow to finish can boost your creativity, that you can motivate yourself by doubting your ideas and embracing the fear of failing to try, and that you need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones."

Have a GREAT day!

 Mitch


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"Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold."
~~ Maurice Setter
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Ideas are not set in stone. When exposed to thoughtful people, they morph and adapt into their most potent form. TED Tuesdays on MitchWeiner.com highlights some of today's most intriguing ideas. Look for more talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more— HERE.  



About FSO Onsite Outsourcing
Recognized on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest growing companies for the fourth consecutive year, and lead by industry pioneer, Mitch Weiner, FSO's growth and success can be attributed to making a positive and powerful impact on their clients' bottom lines, as well as their employees' careers and lives.






Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Ted Tuesday: Diana Nyad- "Never Give Up"

"Everyday of our lives is epic....Never ever give up...You can chase your dreams at any age...It looks like the most solitary endeavor in the world and in many ways it is, and in other ways and the most important ways it's a team...When you achieve your dreams, it is not so much what you get, but who you have become..."





Good Morning Folks.

A record-setting long-distance swimmer, Diana Nyad writes and thinks deeply about motivation. If you have a dream, and you have obstacles in front of you, believe in perseverance and find a way!

In the pitch-black night, stung by jellyfish, choking on salt water, singing to herself, hallucinating … Diana Nyad just kept on swimming. And that's how she finally achieved her lifetime goal as an athlete: an extreme 100-mile swim from Cuba to Florida — at age 64. Hear her story.

For ten years (1969-1979), Diana Nyad was known as the greatest long-distance swimmer in the world. In 1979, she stroked the then-longest swim in history, making the 102.5-mile journey from the island of Bimini (Bahamas) to Florida. She also broke numerous world records, including what had been a 50-year mark for circling Manhattan Island, setting the new time of 7 hrs 57 min. She is a member of the National Women’s Hall of Fame and the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

At age 60, having not swum a stroke in decades, she began planning for her white whale of distance swims: the 110-mile ocean crossing between Cuba and Florida. She'd tried it once, in her 20s, and severe jellyfish attacks had defeated her then. But now, with a strong team and a new commitment to her vision, she stepped back into the salt. She spoke about this second attempt at TEDMED 2011. And at TEDWomen 2013, in December, she talks about how it feels to have finally done it.

“It's the fifth time I stand on this shore, the Cuban shore, looking out at that distant horizon, believing, again, that I'm going to make it all the way across that vast, dangerous wilderness of an ocean. Not only have I tried four times, but the greatest swimmers in the world have been trying since 1950, and it's still never been done.”

Within the first few seconds, and with these few words, Diana Nyad has painted a picture and set a mood about her challenge; to swim from Cuba to Florida. She has also established herself as someone you want to listen to, to trust that she is telling the truth, and to find out what happened. What a powerful start.
Motivation aside, so what can you learn and apply about presentations from Diana Nyad’s TED talk?

==> Show passion.
You can instantly hear the passion in Diane’s voice. As you listen, look away from the screen and just listen for a few moments. You can clearly hear the passion in her cadence, and in her vocal inflections. Notice that she is telling you a story, not reciting a stream of facts or numbers. You hear how meaningful and emotional this journey was. Now think of your own presentations; are you focused on the story, the meaning, or the facts and figures? What would happen if you let a little more passion into these talks?

==> Make it real.
Did you see the sharks? Did you feel the frigid water and experience the solitude of the pitch dark? Did you hear her singing John Lennon's "Imagine" – 200 times? These are not mere details. This is the concrete description that makes her story so tangible. You can't fake this, at least most of us can't. What you can do is go to that place where what you are talking about is real and immediate, and then describe what you are seeing and feeling. (If this is difficult for you, contact me about learning the skills of being in the moment and completely focused.)

==> It's not about your slides.
Did you miss seeing bullet points, charts and graphs, or photos? I don't think you did. In fact, I didn't notice until the end that there nothing but Diana and the world she created verbally. Slides would have been so distracting and even irritating as you wanted to hear this story from her lips. Now, if you don’t want to go completely without slides, at least try to cut back and see what happens. Then cut back some more. Use fewer slides, and put less and less on each one. Or start and end you next talk without slides, using them only as needed.

==> Keep it short.
This talk is about fifteen minutes. She could surely have talked for an hour, or many hours, but she told her story in a compelling way in a fairly short timeframe. Your audience is probably too polite to tell you, but they wish you would be a little more concise. Take out unnecessary "padding." Strip the story down to its basics. Tell enough to make your point. Then end it well.

Make it into a story. Note that Diana takes you from standing on the shore ready to set forth at the beginning, and ends with the crowd cheering and her speaking with reporters at the end. This is classic story style. As a bonus, she added three big takeaways as the final thoughts. Use storytelling structure to make your talks more memorable. And make sure you don't blow off your beginning and endings; these are key targets you must hit.

Take a few pointers from Diana Nyad. Never ever give up. Keep working to make your presentations, speeches and informal talks more concise, compelling and genuine. And, once you get to TED.com, look around. There are many speeches you can learn from, and I will be continuing to write about the ones I think have lessons for us all.

Thanks to Applause Inc for leading me to this which delivered it to you.

Thanks to you for listening.

Have a GREAT Day,



Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer
  


Ideas are not set in stone. When exposed to thoughtful people, they morph and adapt into their most potent form. TED Tuesdays on MitchWeiner.com highlights some of today's most intriguing ideas. Look for more talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more— HERE.  






About FSO Onsite Outsourcing
Recognized on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest growing companies for the third consecutive year, and lead by industry pioneer, Mitch Weiner, FSO's growth and success can be attributed to making a positive and powerful impact on their clients' bottom lines, as well as their employees' careers and lives.


Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Ted Tuesday: Guy Winch-— Why Rejection Hurts So Much — And What To Do About It

Psychologist Guy Winch shares some practical tips for soothing the sting of rejection. (Illustration by Dawn Kim for TED.)










Greetings Folks,

Rejections are the most common emotional wound we sustain in daily life. Our risk of rejection used to be limited by the size of our immediate social circle or dating pools. Today, thanks to electronic communications, social media platforms and dating apps, each of us is connected to thousands of people, any of whom might ignore our posts, chats, texts, or dating profiles, and leave us feeling rejected as a result.

In addition to these kinds of minor rejections, we are still vulnerable to serious and more devastating rejections as well. When our spouse leaves us, when we get fired from our jobs, snubbed by our friends, or ostracized by our families and communities for our lifestyle choices, the pain we feel can be absolutely paralyzing.

Whether the rejection we experience is large or small, one thing remains constant — it always hurts, and it usually hurts more than we expect it to.

The question is, why? Why are we so bothered by a good friend failing to “like” the family holiday picture we posted on Facebook? Why does it ruin our mood? Why would something so seemingly insignificant make us feel angry at our friend, moody, and bad about ourselves?

The greatest damage rejection causes is usually self-inflicted. Just when our self-esteem is hurting most, we go and damage it even further.

For the answer, read on HERE

Rejection is never easy but knowing how to limit the psychological damage it inflicts, and how to rebuild your self-esteem when it happens, will help you recover sooner and move on with confidence when it is time for your next date or social event.

Thanks for listening.

Have a GREAT day,

Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer  

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"Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and the thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don’t see it yourself." ~~ Edmund Lee 
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Ideas are not set in stone. When exposed to thoughtful people, they morph and adapt into their most potent form. TED Tuesdays on MitchWeiner.com highlights some of today's most intriguing ideas. Look for more talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more— HERE


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