Active listening is a key to great communication and a required part of coaching that works. In a group on Facebook Kasia Gurgul mentioned that the Chinese character Ting nicely sums up what’s needed for that kind of listening. I of course got curious and I found two images that describes the Ting character in […]
I am a big fan of Udemy and their wide range of courses. There’s probably something for everyone. The amount of video in the courses vary a lot. I have courses in the range from 30 minutes up to 28 hours. Discounts and tips Before buying a course, check out the preview videos. Does the […]
The article Six Photographers Took The Same Man’s Picture, What They Captured Will Make You Think popped up in my Facebook stream today. I’ve seen it before and it’s really worth watching. Six photographers were told to photograph the same man but each of them was told a different background story about who the man […]
We often have problems answering the question “What do you REALLY want to do with your life?” That’s often due to us blocking the true answer. We have tons of reasons. “I’m not good enough at it” (tip – no one is great at something when they start doing it) “I can’t make a living […]
I came across a really interesting interview / conversation with Mel Robbins. It’s 50 minutes long, in my opinion that’s a good investment of your time. I think motivation is overrated. Mel Robbins takes it one step further and says that motivation is garbage. “You are never going to feel like it.” Mel Robbins also […]
Values (per Collins English Dictionary) are the moral principles and beliefs or accepted standards of a person. Another definition is that a value is a principle or standard, as of behaviour, that is considered important or desirable Core values A core value is only a true core value if it has an active influence and […]
The app Habit List with the tag line “Build a better you” is an exellent assistant when you want to create new habits or maintain existing habits. In Strides, Habits and Goals I wrote about my test of the app Strides: Goals & Habits Tracker that I used for a while. The Strides app does […]
Pricing is an interesting, important and complicated topic. It’s important to find a price that’s sustainable yet doesn’t scare customers away. On Medium I came across The first rule of pricing is: you do not talk about pricing which is a really interesting article with several examples.
This is a video with an important message – real life contacts matter. Video: Can We Auto-Correct Humanity? Watch the video below or at YouTube Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?
I posted What’s YOUR style? Jackhammer or Hummingbird? where there’s a link to a short video with Elizabeth Gilbert talking about jackhammers and hummingbirds. Now I have found that entire presentation and it’s really worth watching. Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert speaks out AGAINST passion, she talks about what changed her from a promoter […]