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4 “Virtues” that Undermine Our Perceptions & Learning

Concepts like perfectionism, individualism, problem-solving, and multitasking are often considered virtues. Notice when reviewing the list if you feel a twinge. Might you identify with any of these concepts as “virtues?” Might you lean into these as “skills” when relying on colleagues or friends?

Many people rely on these mindsets and look for these “skills” when recruiting employees. Yet, with closer scrutiny, they also have downsides and challenges. I’ll explore how each concept can distort perceptions and impact our learning.

1- Perfectionism.

When perfectionism is driving us, shame is riding DOWNLOAD PDF

By |2024-01-12T09:56:01-05:00October 31st, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

Evolve Our Reactive Mindset to Expand Our Being

Over the past decade, coaching has expanded from performance-related strategies to include perception-related practices.

Coaching’s evolution to expand awareness and perspectives supports greater clarity and presence. This involves deep listening, self-discovery, and discerning mindsets and worldviews by developing practices such as mindfulnessreflection, and embodiment.

Including perception-related learning and practices makes sense as we are living in times of increased anxiety and reactivity.

Social media incentives and conditions support scaling, speed, information overload, multitasking, fragmented attention, and short-termism, causing anxiety, with even more people avoiding situations or winging it to survive.

Unsurprisingly, today’s professionals DOWNLOAD PDF

By |2024-05-01T16:37:45-04:00June 12th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

Developing Wisdom: Four Models for Unlearning Common Myths

Wisdom seems so elusive. I remember encountering the notion of wisdom three decades ago in a philosophy course. I felt a strong pull at my heart to seek this out, yet also a sinking dilemma: How do you make a living using wisdom?

Much of my dilemma was rooted in unexamined socialized beliefs such as knowledge is power. Thus, I focused on gaining knowledge. Since then, I’ve come to a discovery: knowledge fills the mind; wisdom frees the mind.

Recently, I’ve read several articles bemusing the useless nature of wisdom: “What good is any wisdom we learned thirty years ago in today’s DOWNLOAD PDF

By |2023-03-21T11:47:07-04:00February 21st, 2023|Blog|2 Comments
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