Andrew Griffith, at Inc.com, has written a post called, “Stop Beating Yourself Up For Not Getting Everything Done Every Day.” He says it’s “An alternative approach that is kinder, gentler and far more likely to make you feel better about yourself.”
He doesn’t cite any of the science but it stands to reason that there may be empirical evidence to be found that negative mood correlates with lower productivity and positive mood with higher productivity.
3. What did I learn today?
When we learn we grow and when we grow we feel better about ourselves. Think back on your interactions, meetings, conversations, emails, presentations–everything, and try to figure out what lessons you learned in the course of the day. They might be things about yourself, things about your customers, things about your team, it doesn’t really matter a long as you are learning.
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