C is for Being A Creator Rather Than A Complainer

People can choose their attitude in different situations. They can choose to be creators, for example, and find solutions to challenges. They can also choose to just complain.

Different cultures choose to reward creators Read more

C is for The Cave And The Campfire

What is your preferred way of living and working? Are you an introvert, extrovert or a mixture of both?

Sometimes you may like to spend time in your cave to reflect. Sometimes you may Read more

The Clarifying What A Company Can Do, Maybe Can Do And Probably Can’t Do Approach

Imagine that you lead a small company. How can you ensure that it focuses on what it can do brilliantly, rather than spread itself too thinly? This article describes an exercise that can be Read more

S is for Sharing Strategies For Achieving Success

There are many ways to help people. One approach is to share strategies that can help them to achieve success.

Different people share strategies in different ways. They may act as mentors, coaches, teachers, Read more

D is for Being Determined To Overcome Disqualification

A person can sometimes feel disqualified. They may get the message from teachers or other significant people that:

“You’re useless. You’re no good at anything. You’ll never make it.”

Certainly a person may have Read more

The Positive Addictions Approach

Some people have addictive personalities. They may be addicted to adrenaline, hitting targets or helping other people. They may be addicted to drugs, drink or self-defeating habits.

Some people get to a point in Read more

D is for The Drive To Keep Developing

People love to keep developing. They love to go through the stages of focusing on drive, discovery and development.

A person may respond hesitantly if you ask them: “Do you want to change?”

They Read more

The Coping Strategies Approach

People develop coping strategies for dealing with challenging issues in life. Each coping strategy does, of course, have consequences.

A person may aim to deal with issues by reflecting, talking, smoking, getting angry, falling Read more

S is for Building On Your Team’s Strengths

Imagine you are leading a team or a business. How can you ensure it builds on its strengths, whilst managing the consequences of any weaknesses?

This article looks at one approach that works. It Read more

M is for Making Models That Make Sense Of Things

People love to learn from experience. They love to see patterns, simplify these and pass on this knowledge to other people.

How to make this happen? One way is to make models that help Read more