One of our most basic cognitive needs is to make sense of the world around us, and a uniquely human… Read More »What story am I telling myself? What part of the picture am I “filling in”?
Wheel & Compass is a method for gaining clarity as you consider where you would like to make a positive change in your life. The purpose of this activity is to give you a concrete way to look at your life, to help you decide where to focus your time, attention and energy.
What is the difference between Instinct, Impulse, Intuition, and Intelligence? The spark for this post comes courtesy the Rich Roll… Read More »The Four I’s : Instinct, Impulse, Intelligence, Intuition
How much do you get done in any given day? Do you ever feel like there’s never enough time in the day to complete everything you set out to do? What if, instead of thinking about how you manage your time, you looked instead at how you manage your energy?
Everyone has a zone of comfort. Everyone also has a zone of panic. In between is a zone of discomfort. In the world of education, this zone of discomfort is called the “zone of proximal development” or “ZPD”, and it’s here in your ZPD where growth opportunities lie.
What time of day are you the most productive? When do you get tired? High performers know the answers to these questions and organize their time with this knowledge in mind to optimize what they achieve in any and every given day. The key lies not in the answers themselves but rather in knowing what your answers are.
When it comes to achieving your goals, how much do you think about taking breaks? What if, instead of always driving for new peak levels of performance, you strove for what is “optimal”?
This is a re-post of an article I first published to Medium in 2019. You can read the original article… Read More »“A tiny leap” and my pursuit of personal development — an origin story