Posts tagged decision-making
The Ultimate Answer to Every ‘how to’ Question

What’s the difference between a simple question that we google or that we ask a friend and move on, and those thorny questions that we chew around in our head for a long time, ask people for advice on, and yet never move forward? Let’s look at a practical solution…

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Why You’ll Never Find the ‘Perfect’ Information (no matter how hard you search)

We’re so used to being bombarded with the ‘right’ way to do things (eat, sleep, exercise, work, parent, teach…) that we think the solution is always to look for more information. What if there was an easier way? And a more effective way…?

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Comparison-itis: Do You Feel Less Than Adequate When You Look at Other People? (And What to Do About It)

“I feel like an imposter!” said my client, and that one phrase took us into a deep dive on comparison-itis, why we do it and what to do instead. (oh yes, we took a side-step with some puppy stories ;-)). Enjoy.

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Where in Your Life Are You Over-Analyzing? (chickens and eggs and feeling less stressed)

Vera came to me with a big problem about her colleague and a project they were both working on. Here’s how it looked to her, and here’s where I found a solution in a different place…

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Imaginary Dragons and the Pointlessness of Fighting Them

Ellen told me all the reasons she didn’t want to live in London. And all of them sounded plausible! But what if we can lift our restrictions so that it doesn’t matter where we live, but we don’t have to be limited by things that don’t exist.

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When Things Don't Go the Way We Want and Why (Sometimes) It Feels like a Big Deal

Sometimes things don’t go the way we want, and it doesn’t bother us. And sometimes it does. A lot! Here’s why that happens and what we can do about it…

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Worst Advice Ever? Scenario Planning, Game of Thrones Style

Should you live life hedging your bets, acting as if everyone is your enemy, or free-flowing, like the swallows in flight outside my window? Let’s have a look what advice Game of Thrones has to offer…

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My Korean Restaurant Dilemma and What It Has to Do with Problem Solving

When we think we need to figure out a solution to a problem, it looks like there’s a lot on ‘us’. But when we see that there are infinite levels of solutions and we simply need to widen our vision, we see problems in an entirely different way…

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It Doesn't Have to Be "Either / Or"

So often it looks as if life is a series of either / or choices. I can do X or I can do Y. I know for me, binary choices make me feel dissatisfied with life—when I have fixed choices, and neither seem that appealing, I feel limited. Constricted. But what else is there? Read on and find out!

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It's OK If You Don't Know All the Details

In conversation with a social entrepreneur yesterday she revealed what can be a huge block for any of us bringing our ideas into the world: the fear that we have to ‘know it all’ before we can start. Because that fear can halt us in our steps…

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Successful People Do This (and it's not what you think)

When we see someone who’s successful, we often see them doing a lot of stuff, and we can be jealous of all those opportunities and ideas that are accompanying their success. What we don’t see though is the thing that’s got them there… and this can be a game-changer for us. Read on to find out more…

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