How many times have you tried to start a new week focused on playing sports and eating healthy? These are common mistakes of people that don't have a life plan defined. Alê Prates will teach you how to do it in the book "Não Negocie com a Preguiça".
Do you know what you are missing to get out of inertia? The engagement! In this book, it is presented the differences between engagement and commitment, and how each of them affects your life and your results!
We have separated the main concepts of this work, focusing on achieving engagement and leverage the achievements in your life.
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The book "Não Negocie com a Preguiça" was published in 2019 by Alê Prates. The main goal is to present the importance of engagement in order to awaken yourself and achieve success.
The author uses a simple and straightforward language to encourage engagement, as well as apply all the resources presented in everyday situations and in all contexts of your life.
The book's content is divided into 4 areas through 238 pages: career, leadership, cheers and relationships.
Alê Prates acts as a speaker, he founded the ICA (Institute of Applied Coaching) and has worked in large Brazilian companies. In addition, he is considered one of the most respected executive developers.
Alê is also the author of the book "The Reinvention of the Professional".
Also, if you think you have good goals and plans, but can't do them, this book is for you!
Among the content presented in the book, we have put together the best strategies achieve great results.
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Today, many organizations and employees are looking for greater productivity, discipline, motivation, better time management, and many other good skills and behaviors. But few achieve a true result. But what does it take to achieve it?
Well, according to Alê Prates, this result comes from the consequence of our performance. And what leads us to the best performance?
That is the main point, and it can be summed up in one word: ENGAGEMENT. He is able to explain everything, because those who have engagement have focus, discipline, overcoming and full performance.
For the author, engagement can be defined as an act of:
"Willingly and spontaneously doing what needs to be done."
In order to proceed, it is necessary to demystify the difference between commitment and engagement, as this generates much confusion. The commitment is to accomplish by necessity what needs to be done, that is, it ends up being an obligation. In engagement, you do it because you want to.
In addition, engagement is an assertive participation that brings together intensity, frequency, and a method.
"You don't go and you don't have to work all the time."
You don't have to always be the best, you just have to be engaged in your path. You are only strong when you let yourself be weak, in other words, you can only move forward when you have the humble to acknowledge your weaknesses.
If you want to rise to the next level in your organization, you must strive to gain prominence. Also, make your participation strategic and intense, it will make you go further.
Alê Prates says that "knowledge without action is a mask". What shapes a professional is the volume of his participation and applications, not diplomas.
Finally, keep in mind that working too hard doesn't mean that you are engaged. To help you with this, check out these tips:
Also, remember that at some point in your career you will have a transition, after all, it is part of the engagement. By this way you will be forced to develop new skills and insights, as well as a lot of planning.
"A leader will never extract from people what they don't have, so develop them."
Is the new generation engaged by progress meaning people's engagement? So the guidance is that you help them build a path of accomplishment.
If you are a leader, you have probably already used a variety of tools to achieve the long-awaited engagement, including countless feedbacks, climate surveys, and training.
But making engagement is difficult. People know what they want, but they can't engage. So the tip is that you teach them the way by making it easier.
The main insights of this chapter are:
Given this scenario, it is time to rethink the current management. It's time for the transition from results-oriented management to engagement-focused management, giving more value.
To be able to meet this challenge, Alê Prates provides some tips:
Remember that the more the leader prepares the team, the faster the problems will be solved. Throughout the book's content, a much more specific step-by-step is presented so that you can build your management methodology, taking into account all the factors that influence engagement.
Finally, be the leader who motivates, trains, participates, recognizes and charges. Simply focus on management and do what it should be.
In the vast majority of cases, we focus on various areas of our lives and end up leaving health aside.
When it comes to health, the key to achieving results is to engage with your routine in a new way.
For example, if your sense is to have a perfect body, is it worth engaging with? Keep in mind that you will have to give up many pleasures and be very ruled.
Alê Prates shares the concepts that worked for him and may add much value to you, they are:
Therefore, it is essential that you engage with the right meaning for you, otherwise you will not stand it. Remember that life is a set of rules and exceptions, so formalize yours now, and follow them.
According to the author, relationships have a connection with your performance in any area of your life.
Therefore, these relationships must be healthy, so the author defines the ideal flow as:
For your performance to improve in relationships, you need to live with people who are better than you, the author says that it was crucial for him to succeed in his career.
In addition, he warns us to don't make the mistake of entering into a relationship just to extract something from it. We need reciprocity, that is, to serve people well and, in the future, reap the rewards.
"Presence has become the greatest symbol of love in the contemporary world!"
The above sentence, quoted by the author, is about presence, and this is something very complicated today. Usually, we don't practice presence, most of the time the smartphone steals the show.
Finally, the author gives a reflection: how many people do you like and you are distant? For the author, this is not a lack of love, but participation! In the world we live in, we have many technologies that allow us to be close to those far away, so use them.
In "Awaken the Giant Within", Tony Robbins explains that maintaining a commitment to your decisions can be challenging, but the harder you try, the easier it gets. So when you fail to evoke a change in your life, don't be discouraged. Instead, think about what you can learn from failure.
In "Unlimited Power", Tony Robbins explains that, generally, a successful person walks in a higher and more imposing way, showing self-esteem. One way to succeed, then, would be to replicate this behavior and begin to walk the same way, more imposingly.
Finally, in the book "Mindset", by the psychologist Carol S. Dweck, it discusses how our beliefs shape our behavior and growth. While mindsets produce definite worldviews, people can change by learning new skills. Human beings can be taught to respond in different ways, how to face challenges and think differently.
So that you can move on and follow the teachings presented here, we decided to leave some tips for you to apply in your daily life, they are:
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