Why courage is the King of personality traits

Why courage is the King of personality traits

What would happen if values provided the context for our lives? To Live according to your values requires courage, and sometimes it takes an enormous amount of courage to do that.

The loser we live our values, the more likely they are to be externalised.

Conversely…

The tighter we live our values, the higher the degree to which we have internalised them.

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Who’s On Your Team?

Who’s On Your Team?

Your Vision of the future is simply not grand enough if you can achieve it on your own! You need to expand that great idea into a grand ideal by multiplying the concept by a factor of hundreds or even thousands.  Your Vision is the end game, a utopia that you may not...

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What’s next on the agenda? What do you continue to bump?

What’s next on the agenda? What do you continue to bump?

There are any number of reasons why we procrastinate. They range from avoiding negative feelings and fear of failure to perfectionism. In the words of Tim Urban, long term procrastination can make you feel like a spectator in your own life. Any way you look at it when you are procrastinating you’re not being responsible; you are ‘below the line’. Any below the line behaviour is unconscious, avoidant (think binging on any streaming platform) and keeps you stuck.

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The secret to confidence: Life is one big improvisation!

The secret to confidence: Life is one big improvisation!

Get committed

This is the subtle art of acting “As if”. It’s not about faking it, it’s the art of feeling your way into something new, and that is only ever going to work if you are committed to it. You won’t be committed to your course of action if you are judging yourself in the moment. As Cindy Tonkin, our Improv facilitator pointed out to us, there is plenty of time for judgement later. Of course, confidence isn’t the same as competence. Competence takes time and practice. When you are in the throws of something, BE there and act committedly. That is where flow lies. No commitment, no personal momentum. Commit and move forward.

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