I hope you enjoy reading these posts, where I’ll share my research, observations and thoughts on how you can develop the confidence required for self-trust, the courage required to trust others, and the combined competence and character to earn others’ trust. If you’d like to receive these posts in your Inbox, click here.
Is This Advice Too ‘Soft’ For You?
You will probably ignore this advice as being too ‘soft’ … The reality is, in a world that seems hell-bent on stealing your focus and attention away from what really matters, and sending you down worm-holes of social-media-mind-numbing-rubbish (what … too harsh?), you...
Remote Working – It’s Not an Either Or!
Is it really selfish for office workers who can work from home (WFH), to add back hours per day to their life by not commuting, avoid catching colds and flus often shared in office environments and who can more flexibly manage their work/home priorities and be just as, if not more productive than in the office?
Are you losing your capacity to think critically?
If you agree lost focus, and short attention spans might not be the best path … this post by David McLean on critical thinking is well worth your investment of time. I've been harping on about how living in this time-poor, always switched on, disruptive and...
Pursue Meaning Not Purpose
Motivational self-help pundits tell us to find our purpose in life and live it to its fullest. Sounds good … inspirational even. But what if the more you search for “A” purpose in your life, the less meaningful your existing life can seem? What if the pursuit of a purpose in life is doing you more harm than good?
TLDR – Too Long Didn’t Read
How’s your attention span these days? Are you finding it easier to be distracted and more difficult to stay focused, present, and in the moment? It’s not just technology that distracts us … it’s laziness and a lack of clarity about intentionally behaving in ways that demonstrate the kind of person we want to strive to be.
Lead like Nordic Countries to Boost Well-being and Success
Hold yourself accountable for fostering trust, mutual respect, and support in your own teams and between individual team members, and there’s a big chance you’re going to positively impact the well-being of your individual and collective team members … oh, and at the same time, science also tells us, you’ll more than likely get a boost to your own sense of life satisfaction and well-being too.
Hope will never be silent.
Leaving aside positive thinking, if we want a more inclusive, equitable future for all, it will be through our informed, mindful and intentional choices and actions, guided by hope and optimism, that will create our tomorrow.
Be Careful What You Believe
Keeping focused in a world vying for your attention isn’t easy. However, once we realise just how easily we can be distracted, it gets a little easier to mindfully and intentionally redirect our attention and focus on What Really Matters.
Why Your Lack of Attention is Impacting Your Trustworthiness
On a scale of 1 being low and 10 being high, being honest with yourself, how would you rate your clarity and capacity to focus intentionally and mindfully on what really matters in your work and personal life?
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