On the Many Joys of "This Work" and "That Work"
One of the greatest myths that I encounter as a coach is that the only way to be successful is to be relentlessly single minded about what we’re doing and where we’re going; we should stick to our knitting, do one thing at a time and never, ever, lose focus. I suppose that is one way to be successful in certain aspects of life. But is it the way to be successful as a human being? I think not. Because this notion that we have to do and be just one thing is one of the main reas
Why Your Judgement Often Suffers in Times of Uncertainty
There’s no shortage of uncertainty at the moment. What’s going to happen to the economy? When will our country fully open up, and if it does, will it be the same as before? Will there be a second or even a third wave of the virus? What’s going to happen in the US election? All this uncertainty makes for some difficult decision making. And that’s because uncertainty forces us to consider statistical probabilities. And most of us are surprisingly bad at statistics. And, to add