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
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
What is the reason you give yourself to continue doing what you're doing? If it's to make things better, to support, to spread an important message, to grow and make others grow, to change toxic habits, to repair something that is worth it. That is fantastic, and you are lucky. If it's to feed a … Continue reading Give yourself a reason
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
In December 1997, Los Angeles Lakers played the Bulls in Chicago. Many consider that the first real face-off between Kobe Bryant (who had been drafted the year before) and Michael Jordan (who had already won five championships). During a break in the game, Bryant is close to Jordan. Bryant grew up watching Jordan play, he's … Continue reading Mentor
You can't respond to feedback with a counterargument, a justification, an elaboration of the original idea. Feedback is not a discussion, something you ought to win, a way for you to influence others with your perspective. Feedback is not an attack, something you have to defend against, a way for others to bring you down. … Continue reading What feedback is not