Don’t Know What You Truly Want? Let Envy Decide

Envy is given a bad rap. Definitions of envy conjure up associations with pain, distress, disadvantage and resentment. “Envy is pain at the good fortune of others.”(Aristotle) Envy is “a painful or resentful awareness of an advantage of another”. It can cause a person to want to “inflict misfortune on others to reduce their status”.Continue reading “Don’t Know What You Truly Want? Let Envy Decide”

Stuck in a Rut?

It’s easy to get stuck in a rut. To become trapped by routine, enveloped by monotony – we start to lose our sparkle. Everyday life has a way of establishing a familiar melody, a chorus on repeat. Don’t get me wrong, consistency is great, after all “success is found in your daily routine”. But sometimes,Continue reading “Stuck in a Rut?”

Transformational Change through Peak Experiences

CHANGE I want to write about change. Deep fundamental change. Because that’s what we are truly striving for. Change. We read to find answers to our problems. To experience the satisfaction that comes from finally discovering that elusive solution. That’s change. We read to gain inspiration. To enable us to move from A to B.Continue reading “Transformational Change through Peak Experiences”

Getting To Yes by Roger Fisher & William Ury

Buy the book here! DIGEST THIS! THE ESSENTIAL IDEA: Want to negotiate effectively? Winning all of the pie (win-lose) or equally sharing the pie (compromise) has its price. Damaged relations and sacrificial lambs are the cost of a win. Principled negotiation seeks to get us to a “True Yes” by fundamentally understanding that it’s ourContinue reading “Getting To Yes by Roger Fisher & William Ury”