Interview on Your Exponential Practice

Here is the full interview with friend and colleague Jamie Smart* on his podcast Your Exponential Practice Podcast. My favourite excerpts: CURIOSITY is fuel for your business It leads to  LISTENING and Connection OPPORTUNITY and CONNECTION are the same thing.  Full interview here. Revelation #1 that transformed the level of performance (and success) I brought to my life: I didn’t know I didn’t have to believe everything I thought! If I got a […]

 

The Human Infrastructure

UNDER YOUR NOSE An invisible factor at work that determines your results I remember a conversation with my grandfather that went like this: Him: What is the most crucial infrastructure to develop for a country to succeed? Me: Energy? H: No. Try again. M: Education? H: Close, but no. M: I give up. Tell me. H: The Human Infrastructure. If that is not developing in a healthy direction, everything else […]

 

How to Change the World

Q. Talk to me about creating change in organizations, communities & nations and the impact of the Three Principles understanding in affecting change at this scale. Short Answer: Change happens in conversations. Long Answer: Organizations {or families or countries} are not static/stagnant collections of mechanical parts and moving pieces. They are LIVING systems, made up of people. An organizational/group culture is made up of the moment by moment thoughts and […]

 

Loss, Resilience and The Three Principles

Thought creates experience is NOT the same as how I think about it- am I an optimist, pessimist or realist etc.This is more foundational than that.
It’s not how you think about what happens to you but that you cannot EXPERIENCE it without Thought being involved.

 

The Art of Wondering

WHERE DO SOLUTIONS COME FROM?

Whether it’s finding the right words to fire someone, navigating a complex business situation or how to have a difficult conversation with your teenage daughter- we are faced with an endless variety of challenges, problems and constraints.

 

Hard is Overrated

Somehow, around the world, we have come to the conclusion that striving, struggling against the current is the mark of a good, upstanding human being.

 

PRESS PLAY-The Myth of Status Quo

Status Quo is like a PAUSE button. You can’t get through a movie that way much less Life! Whether you lead or follow, change is inevitable. PRESS PLAY. #SocialChange #ChangeAgents #EverydayActivists Original post at facebook.com/maimoocha

 

EQ Nuggets

You can listen to the whole conversation and subscribe to Lian’s podcast here but in this post I wanted to excerpt and reflect on my favourite bits. This is part one, about resilience, freedom and the results of that in your life.

 

What about REAL PROBLEMS?

PS I make several videos a week in response to questions from clients and friends. If there’s anything you’d like a video about in particular or anything you want to hear more about, you can leave me a comment of PM me and I’ll make one in response to that.

 

SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE- A Manifesto for building the next generation of leaders

Young people are awesome. They can find solutions to many of the challenges facing them and our world. BUT We have a habitual way of treating & interacting with youth (in schools, homes, communities and national platforms) that creates a very good chance they will be sold on the story of jaded and powerless citizens by age 25.