Breaking certain rules can cause the skies to open and rain down benefits – but it can also cause your worst nightmares. How do we know which way it’s going to go?
Do you have a reason for every occasion when asked why you haven’t taken action on your Big Goals yet? If so, it’s time to take action.
In general, we as people like to think we’re optimistic, positive people. After all, no one wants to be considered a grump. Besides, isn’t that what we’re taught from the time we’re children, to smile and get along with the other kids?
Our brain. One of my mentors likes to say an unmanaged mind is like a two-year old running around with a knife. Bad things might NOT happen, but the risk is high that they will! Our human brain is pre-wired with one over-arching goal: Survive.If you are breathing right now and not starving, part of your brain is perfectly content. It likes that status quo and it does not want to change that status. This is the primitive force within our minds that conspires to keep us stuck. Unfortunately, it is spectacularly effective at accomplishing this. In fact, it’s so good, we don’t even realize it’s happening!
Let’s face it, effective decision making is an important skill leaders need to develop. In the society we live in, we are busy! As humans moved from an agricultural economy to an industrial economy, people knew what they were going to do because every day was pretty much the same.