TIP 43

IDENTIFY YOUR NEEDS

       Everything comes to the man who does not need it.

FRENCH PROVERB

How do you figure out what your needs are in the first place? Your emotional needs are what you must have fulfilled in order to be your best. When your needs aren’t being met, you will probably feel irritable, unloved or unappreciated, angry, resentful, jealous, deprived. Any or all of these unpleasant feelings indicate that one of your needs is not being met.

Everyone has different needs. Take Michelle, who has a strong need for independence. When this need is met, she does her best work. When Michelle worked under a boss who micromanaged her, she very quickly became irritable and resentful and started complaining to everyone who would listen. ...

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