Why You Should Never Take Anything Personally
In 2008, some researchers at Yale University conducted a study to determine how our unconscious minds affect our perceptions of the world. The researchers gave participants in the study a description of a person to read. Everyone got the same description. After reading, the participants were asked if they liked the person or not. Seems straightforward, but there was a little twist. When the participants were in the elevator that would take them to the lab, a researcher had in
The Unstuck Project. 50 Interviews Complete. 10 Big Findings So Far.
About a year and a half ago, I became fascinated with stuckness. My interest arose from a combination of factors – clients who were unable to move forward despite having a clear and logical plan, the political situation around the world, in which many seem to be reaching into the past rather than imagining a positive future and, well, my own stuckness. Since selling a tech startup back in 2013, I’ve done lots and lots of stuff, but personally, I felt rather stuck. Ironically
Introducing: The Unstuck Leader Program
It's no secret that the world is changing at an unprecedented pace. From blockchain to artificial intelligence, robotics to 3-D Printing, there’s lots to be excited about. At the same time, climate change, political upheaval and economic disruption threaten to upend the world as we know it. There's lots to be uncertain about. And the trouble with uncertainty is that it leads to fear. And fear puts us in a contractive, reactive, entrenched state. We become stuck. And that ain’