Category Archives: Change

The toughest walls are those we put in front of ourselves

the visible guy
Change  |  Inspiration  |  Motivation  |  Performance

How inspired would your team be when they understand fear is not a failure, fear is pushing the forward boundaries, together.In order to build our inner wealth (capacity), we have to exceed our own expectations (capability). Tackle your fear head on with passion and focus on the results you want. What are you waiting for? Most of us endeavour to undertake new challenges with the energy of a ‘Yes, Can and Will’ mentality; an approach that we know can be powerful, real and innovative. We do this because a positive and fearless energy has been shown to create the right…

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Motivation – I just don’t like carrots.

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Change  |  Inspiration  |  Motivation  |  Performance

We have likely all heard of the ‘carrot and stick’ idiom that uses either rewards or sufferance to elicit the right behaviour. Two things repel me when I hear this. A stick to induce good behaviour – no thank you. I also do not like carrots. I really cannot understand why today we are still working with the ‘carrot and stick’ mentality. Whatever the rationale is for using this approach, there are fundamental errors at play that first need to be highlighted.   Assumption 1 – Unwelcome behaviour is a problem management needs to solve. If we suddenly changed paths…

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