Are you building thought leadership or are you looking for leads? It might seem like it's just a marketing question, but it is actually much more than that. Are you establishing deep connections or are you greeting everybody and move on? Are you here to make a change or to share your numbers? Are you … Continue reading The two options
How would you like others to treat you? If you are having a bad day, and still need to go out to buy some groceries. You just grab the first clothes you can find and don't worry about your hair. What would you like others to say? If you are having a tough period, and … Continue reading What we'd like
We are much more likely to show empathy to people who are not regularly in our life. That's because our partners, colleagues, bosses, friends, acquaintances, parents, kids at some point become characters in the stories we build. Stories that have two interesting attributes. First, they are unnecessarily brutal in representing our situation. We make our … Continue reading Two attributes of stories
You don't need another article that tells you how to get what you want to get, no other "how-to" or "five steps" guides to determine what you are going to do today. All you need is a starting point and a destination. In between is the journey. Let it be your own story.
We are stuck in patterns. We do the same things over and over again. React to the same things in the same way. Behave the same way with the very same person. Think the same thoughts, feel the same feelings, fall into the same narratives. We do this until it becomes our reality, who we … Continue reading The same
You are never the best judge of your own work. You cannot be. Sometimes it is because of sunk costs, other times because of laziness, more often than not simply because your perspective is narrow, as it takes an incredible effort to see the world as others might. And so, we are often in tension … Continue reading Tension breaks down
There is a profound difference between asking "Do you need help?" and showing up with the tools, the mindset, the preparedness to roll up your sleeves and genuinely help.