And here is where it all changed for me. The instructor responded by introducing us to the “Kiss. Tell. Hurt.” approach, the first of many ill-advised torture devices of coaching that I’ve come across over the years.
Have you heard the one about how you need to do something for 21 days before it becomes a habit? It’s a myth. There is…
Apparently, William James said, “A new idea is first condemned as ridiculous and then dismissed as trivial, until finally, it becomes what everybody knows”. Wow….
That international club of provocative thinkers, The Edge, released its 2009 Question earlier this month at its World Question Centre. 150 of the sharpest pencils in the, um, pencil-case of contemporary thought were asked:
WHAT WILL CHANGE EVERYTHING?
“What game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you expect to live to see?”
Getting a little bit of perspective on your situation is one of the best ways to help you bounce back in hard times. But what…
We learnt a long time ago that The Stick doesn’t work when you’re looking for motivation for change. It’s just not sustainable, and, it causes suffering in the process. No desirable means. No desirable end.
It’s time to start talking Carrots. This is what’s going to make the difference between us not just surviving, or having a sustainable life, but moving us into a realm where we, and all life on the planet, flourish.