Pessimists versus optimists 

Reading about pessimism and optimism and the differences between the two.  One statement I really liked was how pessimists make everything a general statement whereas optimists make specific statements.  For example: “I can’t believe I messed up that job interview, I’m terrible at interviews” – takes away your power to do anything about the situation.  […]

When effort meets future looking 

An amazing evening of conversation tonight made me realise that all the effort in the world doesn’t matter, if you’re on the wrong path.  Only by looking up. Seeing what’s coming up next. Figuring out where you would like to add value. Meeting the future need, rather than the current one. And then being brilliant. […]

Event…Pause…+ Response = Outcome

Do you have a behaviour or habit that you’d like to stop? Do you know what the triggers are for it? Do you know what your default response is to certain events and how you can interrupt them? Or would you like to? I came across the formula E+R=O which stands for Event + Response […]

Expectation versus Experience – failure or presence

I was speaking to a friend recently about a career change and we had a coaching conversation about this. They’ve always succeeded in what they do and rely on this results focused approach to progress in their career. This move was a change from an company they’d been with for a while. It was time […]