Tonight I had a good conversation with a couple residents about professionalism. We talked about things like doing our hair and keeping our facial hair neat, instead of just letting it grow. We also talked about dressing a little professional even in our everyday life so that people will respect us more. Being professional is something that is always a work in progress but it’s never too late to start working on it.
Today, Colonel Eileen Collins spoke at the university. Col. Collins is a retired astronaut and shared some great tips on how to be more successful in whatever you do. Some things were like establishing a good culture in your workplace and making a good reppport with your coworkers. Focusing on bettering you workplace will better you and your coworkers.
Why is that when we really need to get work done we don’t go to our place of work? Because work doesn’t get done there. From meetings to managers distracting us. There is too much going on to actually get work done. This TedTalk was followed by a great conversation about how we can get efficiency while at work and shared some great stories of distractions.