Understanding and evolving self

December 15, 2014

A sense of self is about two dimensions: Knowing yourself (preferences, values, assumptions) and; Knowing the impact you have on others (your ability to recognise, use, understand and manage emotions in yourself and others). It is about fundamentally accepting that if you want to make a difference in the world, large or small, then you…

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The spirit of the river in collaboration

December 9, 2014

So much of our mental model about what works in our world, is built around the notion of personal achievement. We celebrate the individual by giving them money, recognition, profile or position. This is not a bad thing in and of itself. It’s just not enough, and at some level, we know that, despite its…

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making a difference

A reminder not to stop

December 2, 2014

I often talk to people who are overwhelmed by what they believe they have to do to be successful in life. They look at people who’ve done more and compare themselves. They can’t imagine what it will take to achieve their ambitions. Some people are so inhibited by what they think is the effort required,…

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