"HELLO BRANDI! I LEAD A TEAM WHO CONTINUES TO PERFORM VERY WELL. HOWEVER, THE WORK HAS BECOME A BIT MONOTONOUS AND I'M WORRIED ABOUT COMPLACENCY. WHAT CAN I DO TO STIR THINGS UP?"
Hey! Stirring things up.... is a passion of mine! It sounds like you need to switch things up a bit and create a little motivation. Here’s a few ideas:
"HI. I HAVE TO GIVE A 45 MINUTE PRESENTATION AT A CONFERENCE IN THREE WEEKS. I'M SUDDENLY OVERWHELMED WITH ANXIETY OVER IT.I'VE ALWAYS ADMIRED YOUR CONFIDENCE AND PRESENCE IN FRONT OF A CROWD. ANY WORDS OF ADVICE?"
Awesome! First, congrats. And, thank you very much! Here are some thoughts... Some thoughts:
"BRANDI - THERE IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ADVANCEMENT COMING UP I AM QUALIFIED FOR, HOWEVER THERE ARE SEVERAL OTHERS IN THE RUNNING AS WELL. WHAT CAN I DO TO PUT MYSELF AHEAD OF THE PACK?"
Great question! And I’m sure relevant for many others out there as well. First, YOU GOT THIS. If you want it, go after it. What's the worst that could happen?
Here are a few other things to take action on today: