The biggest challenge - how to overcome yourself

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  • In today's workplace, computers and electronic communications are the norm rather than the exception. Computers, e-mail, electronic databases and on-line research play an important role in many businesses today. Technological advances have made electronic communication indispensable in today's workplace. According to recent reports, text messaging figures into L.A. train wreck probe. Investigators of last week’s L.A. train wreck that killed 25 people are looking into a report that an engineer blamed for missing a stop signal light may have been distracted by text messaging. Today, we will discuss the ever-increasing use of technology in the workplace, its potential for abuse and how employers can protect themselves.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • The biggest challenge - how to overcome yourself

    1. 1. The Biggest Challenge How to Overcome Yourself
    2. 2. The Biggest Challenge - YourselfIntroduction What do all people who achieve excellence and high performance have in common? Willingness to push themselves beyond their limits
    3. 3. The Biggest Challenge - YourselfImportant Many High Performers work really hard and face adversity, discomfort and uncertainty to achieve Success. Hard Work High Performance Adversity Success Discomfort
    4. 4. The Biggest Challenge - YourselfBe Careful – Don´t Push Too Far!• We should not push ourselves too far.• The evidences suggest if we do it we can hurt ourselves badly.• The key is intensity and training, not exhaustion.
    5. 5. The Biggest Challenge - YourselfOur Main Enemies • Many people look for interesting or unfair excuses to explain their lack of success or failure: – Bad luck. – Being from a poor family background. – Prejudice. – Unfair life approach. – Lack of opportunity, etc.
    6. 6. The Biggest Challenge - YourselfWhy is it Difficult to Succeed?• As human beings we hold two powerful instincts: – Instinct 01 - Avoid pain, – Instinct 02 - Move towards pleasure.• Such instincts help us to achieve mediate results.• And in most cases, Success is a long term result that requires more than instincts.
    7. 7. The Biggest Challenge - YourselfStrategy 01 – Minimize Temptation• Anyone succumbs in front of temptation and it will defeat us if we expose ourselves to it for too long.• We need to avoid any kind of risky situation that could lead us to failure or inertia.
    8. 8. The Biggest Challenge - YourselfStrategy 02 – Under a Short Period of Time • Push yourself to discomfort only for relatively short period of time. • Interval training is built on short bursts of high intensity exercise offset by rest and recovery.
    9. 9. The Biggest Challenge - YourselfStrategy 03 – Important Challenges• Try beginning the day by focusing without interruption on the most important challenge in front of you, for no more than 90 minutes, and then take a real renewal break.• Its much easier to tolerate discomfort in short doses.
    10. 10. The Biggest Challenge - YourselfMain Personal Life Approach• Be focused: without focus you have a life with no direction.• Be positive: a positive and optimistic approach will help elevate your view of any task you set out to achieve.
    11. 11. The Biggest Challenge - YourselfMain Personal Life Approach• Be action oriented: to achieve it is important to take action, since only action creates results.• Be aware: don’t be a horse leading a carriage.
    12. 12. The Biggest Challenge - YourselfConclusion• Many people spend their lives without looking for ways to improve themselves.• We know that it is not an easy task and our routine can kill our desire for improvements.• But we need to keep in mind that improving ourselves is the fast way to achieve Success and Happiness.
    13. 13. The Biggest Challenge - YourselfOur E-mail Send us an e-mail with new ideas and proposals about future presentations Our E-mail: licoreis@licoreis.com Linkedin: Roberto de Paula Lico Júnior

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