Posts tagged human potential
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 “If You Believe It, You Can Achieve It” Is the Worst Possible Success Advice and What’s a Much Better Plan for This Game of Life...

A popular self-help rallying cry “if you believe it you can achieve it!”. But where has that led us other than to hard work and more hard work? Let’s take a look whether it’s true and what else we could believe in instead…

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We’re Never Done…. and Why That’s Great News!

It looks like much of development and innovation is to find a great solution and then scale it, roll it out to other areas, other countries, other contexts. But what if we’re missing something in this model? What if we’re missing the very thing that makes that first solution so brilliant?

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Poverty Isn’t the Problem

When we give to others, when we share our riches with those less well-off, what are we really giving? Is it about the money? Yes, to a degree, but perhaps there’s also another way to look at this so that we can all make a larger difference in everyday ways…

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Androids, Electric Sheep and Perpetual Motion: Life Lessons from Philip K Dick

This quote from Philip K Dick struck me as we prepared to see the movie Bladerunner… A quote about the nature of chaos and the human spirit of resilience and creativity that flows with it and makes something new from it.

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Confidence, Courage and Conviction: a Conversation on How to Be Brave in Any Situation

“I used to be super-reflective on all the reasons I couldn’t do something…” Sound familiar? Talking ourselves out of something? Listen in to hear a brilliant interview about confidence, courage and conviction…

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How Blanket Judgements Close Us Off to Our Potential

It’s easy to judge, and especially those in the public arena. Politicians seem easy game for most of us! When a politician I’d worked with passed away recently, I found myself reflecting on his career, and on what it might mean if we choose to look through our judgements, rather than at them…

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Focus On the Person, Not the Label

We don’t realise how much we put people in boxes—personality type, political affiliation, what business niche you’re in, or industry, or occupation… And what damage is this doing to our relationships? Read on to find out more…

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