Makarios Consulting Blog

Analysis Paralysis: How Insecurity Hampers Productivity

Have you ever worked for an organization whose culture is burdened by “analysis paralysis”? Where every task is met with requests for additional research to justify the initiative to someone further up the chain?  Deadlines are missed, discussions are circular, and productivity grinds to a halt. The culprit just might be the HeadTrash of Insecurity. … Continue reading Analysis Paralysis: How Insecurity Hampers Productivity

Guilt Trip

One journey we’ve all gone on at one time or another in life is the guilt trip.  It’s a road to perdition that we usually travel unwillingly, driven by a friend, relative, or co-worker who manipulates our emotions so that we do their bidding.  Falling for this classic HeadTrash behavior more than once is a … Continue reading Guilt Trip

Dealing with the Debilitating Power of Anger

Significant media coverage this election cycle has focused on the angry American voter and why a highly charged political environment is fueling the rise of non-traditional Presidential candidates on both sides of the spectrum. We’ve seen anger at political rallies, debates and even in the language of social media outbursts used by some candidates. Anger … Continue reading Dealing with the Debilitating Power of Anger