Are you facing a particularly pernicious problem? Banging your head against the wall in frustration because you’re stuck & stumped? Stay tuned for some ease & how to find a way forward …. using resources that are right in front of your nose. Plus I’ll follow-up next week & share … [Read more...] about How To Get Unstuck Thanks to Magical Kingdoms
Last week I made the case for Why You Need To See Anew & Find Another Perspective. Because even though you know that today’s problems won’t get resolved by the same approaches you’ve taken in the past … And even though you know the definition of insanity is doing the same thing … [Read more...] about Five Ways To See Anew & Find Another Perspective
As a young Nigerian student who had travelled to the US to study, Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Adichie came face to face with something we all encounter many times throughout our lives – a single story. Let me explain. Chimamanda arrived to the US and met her new roommate, a … [Read more...] about The danger of a single story
We’ve all done it – unwittingly made a big, fat assumption that we only realize much later clouds our thinking & our way forward. See if you can determine what assumptions these parents are making as they try to free their kid, who’s managed to get his head stuck in their fence. … [Read more...] about Does a fish see the water it swims in? Identifying the assumptions you're swimming in
Here are 4 questions to test for dementia (with tongue planted firmly in cheek). (Answers appear below.) 1. You are a participant in a race. You overtake the second person. What position are you in? 2. If you overtake the last person, then you are in what place? 3. Very tricky … [Read more...] about Dementia Quiz – test yourself with these 4 funny questions
This image, from Mike Rilstone's facebook page, is a great, visual reminder of the unwitting chains that can bind our thinking. Of the assumptions we can unknowingly make. Of perspectives that can blind instead of illuminate. What assumptions are you making that are muddying the waters, … [Read more...] about Think outside the box. Where are your boundaries?
We have chains around our brains. These chains limit our thinking. They box us in, hold us down, reign us in. The chains often come in the form of assumptions. Assumptions we make without even knowing it. Assumptions kill creativity. Assumptions keeps us in our own dogged perspective, our own … [Read more...] about Out of the mouths of babes … come an entirely different perspective
Sit up, take notice & look back before looking forward to next month. If you didn't catch all the posts this month simply usher yourself down to the well & click as you wish. Learn well in the training & development learning well. Dive deep into the learning well or take a small sip. … [Read more...] about Training & development learning well March blog post round up