As a leadership coach, one topic I spend a lot of time talking to clients about is getting results. More specifically, we talk about anxiety about getting results. When we dive into that a little deeper, what we discover is that the anxiety is about a fear that what we really want to happen … … Continue reading Want Results? Focus on Your Intentions, Not Outcomes
What if you could change the world in a positive way in one second? Even more powerful … what if you could change the world in a positive way in one second, over and over again, anytime you wanted to? Sound like a pipe dream? Perhaps not … here’s what I’m working through right now.
I was listening to some comfort music the other day. The Beatles 1 album. The song “Hello, Goodbye” came on and inserted itself into my prevailing mood, which was a gentle feeling of pending loss and disconnection. Let me explain.
It’s uncomfortable, being “in between”. And I seem to have a lot of in between in my life right now. In some ways I dislike this state, yet I also understand that it is necessary to pass through an in between state to evolve and grow. For context, here’s what in between consists of for … Continue reading Caught Between The Past and The Future
Have you ever noticed that when you push against resistance that you generally get even greater resistance in return? For example, you ask someone to do something and they refuse. You then apply additional pressure for them to comply and the cycle tends to escalate with both parties digging in to defend their position in an … Continue reading Overcoming Resistance: 3 Levels And How To Deal With Them
I’m sure you’ve at least heard of (and maybe used) the home cook’s trick of throwing a strand of hopefully cooked spaghetti at the wall to see if it sticks. If it does it’s cooked. If it doesn’t wait a minute and throw another one. Sometimes when the first one doesn’t stick we might think … Continue reading Throwing Spaghetti At The Wall And Other Decision Making Ideas