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7 January 2023

Navigating Conflict Between Short-Term and Long-Term Goals

Your long-term goals will involve sacrificing some short-term gains. You will see achievable things in the short term and know that if you pursue them, you risk pushing your long-term goals to the side. Again.
26 November 2022

3 Cures for Overwhelm: Altruism, Gratitude & Agency

I do believe in altruism and gratitude. But here’s what also helps: agency. Focus on what you can do. You can shift your attention to notice strengths or possibilities.
26 November 2022

3 Powerful Questions: What if? What else? What next?

It’s not always easy to ask “what if” or to get other people to ask it. That’s where NLP is really useful. We ask “what if” with anchors.
12 November 2022

Practice Makes Ready

Readiness doesn’t just happen. It is the result of steps you take to recognize the choices you have. We teach you to prepare for what you want, and to reset when the world threatens that preparation.
5 November 2022

Attention is an expensive currency

The unconscious processes driven by the brain do two things: 1) scan for trouble and 2) jump to conclusions. Neither of these are good for paying attention. Attention is expensive (to your brain) and to give it to just one thing at a time is to risk missing something.
1 November 2022

Groups Reflect Your Strengths

There’s a lot we can only know about ourselves when we see it reflected in the world around us. We learn more about ourselves from the people we hang out with than we do about them.
16 September 2022

Betting on Yourself Means Practice

There’s research on the difference between people who always need the best and people who always need to meet their own criteria. The first group are called maximizers: they are often exhausted by the need to explore all possibilities before making a choice. The others are called satisficers…
16 September 2022

Keep Working at It

You probably know a version of the story where you fall in love at first sight with a handsome prince, or the one where you work hard to deserve true love, the story where you travel far to follow your heart or the one where it turns out your true love has been with you all along.
16 September 2022

Realism Needs to Partner With Dreams

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” George Bernard Shaw
16 September 2022

We Go Further When We Build on Each Other’s Efforts

There’s no such thing as individual excellence. Watch your favourite sports star –then watch the coaches, the trainers, the medical staff, and the fans. All of them have a role to play in providing resources, knowledge, support and motivation to the star. And those are just the people that are easy to see.