I have also excelled at lacrosse, wakeboarding, and riding the subway while thinking, Look at me, I’m riding the subway!
'Our thoughts, our behaviours, our decisions and our emotions are influenced by our physical sensations, by the things we touch, the texture of the things we touch, the temperature of the things we touch, the colours, the smells,’ she says. ‘All these, without our awareness, influence our behaviours and thoughts and emotions.'
Innovaters and creators are persons who can to a higher degree than average accept the condition of aloneness.
“We don’t see things as they are. We see them as we are.”
What would you do today if you believed that you were enough?
How would you act and what would you say?
Who would you spend time with and how would you be with them?
If these questions seems strange, it is probably because we don’t ever ask them of ourselves or the people around us.
Perhaps we assume that we believe that we…
Remember not only to say the right thing, in the right place, but far more difficult still to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
When I meet with managers who are looking to drive performance in their employees, there inevitably seems to come a point in their motivation techniques when the returns begin to diminish. It is true that when we employ what Daniel Goleman and Daniel Pink refer to as “pace-setting” techniques to certain divisions in business (sales, marketing, research), we are most likely going to see immediate…
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.
I was having dinner with my thirteen year-old daughter the other day and we were talking about friendships and community and she shared this gem with me:
“All I want is to hang around with people who are honest with themselves.”
I am not sure if a more truthful statement can be made. And while middle school is usually a pretty awkward time where we often feel weird and out of place,