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Overcome obstacles with concrete advice from these resources.
SERENA WILLIAMS’ WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT
Coaching advice often heard at DLE programs is that professional and personal growth requires you to get out of your comfort zone. Business mogul and professional tennis champion Serena Williams echoes that in her recent Forbes interview.
The Olympian turned part-owner of the NFL Miami Dolphins (along with her sister, Venus) emphasizes, “It’s okay to be afraid, but it’s not okay to let it ruin your decision-making process. There’s always a reason to be afraid. But should you let that take over?” Her answer: “Hell, no.”
TAKE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY UP A NOTCH
With rapid-fire interruptions a constant part of the workday, what can you do to stay focused and more productive? Fast Company reports that giving greater scrutiny to the importance of meetings can help.
Rather than just adding a meeting to your calendar, this biz news source recommends that you evaluate its purpose and importance. “Understand whether or not it could be eliminated,” noting that “even the smallest of interruptions add up over time.” More tips are provided for having a more productive day.