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Prevention is 1/10th the cost of Cure… So coaching must, to be effective, support and challenge you to prevent what you don’t want. In other words you’ll like it and dislike it.

Motivating yourself to do stuff can be a total bummer and nobody knows it better than me. I'm totally motivated to do my high priority tasks and love it, like writing blogs, doing podcasts, coaching clients and kissing my partner. But there are a few things, like swimming in cold sharky water that really get [...]

THE ANXIETY ECONOMY

The Innovation Group is proud to present The Anxiety Economy, a new report examining the impact of uncertainty and fear on consumer behavior. In the quest to achieve ultimate happiness, Americans are embarking on exhausting, expensive self-help seminars, meditation retreats, workplace wellness programs and endless positive self-talk - and yet, despite all of these safeguards, they are more [...]

DO WE REALLY NEED TO BECOME ILL IN ORDER TO GAIN THE MANY BENEFITS ILLNESS WILL BRING US?

In health we have a set of values so overwhelmingly strong that even, subconsciously, we will sabotage anything that gets in the way of them. And yet, when we are ill, those values become the subject of ridicule, we engage in immediate and significant re-negotiation with ourselves. It seems that we only value wealth over [...]

Diversity is a beautiful idea, but if diversity means your uniqueness is no longer valued, it’s not helping

Punit Renjen is global CEO Deloitte. If you read his bio you see a very westernised Indian-American man who has worked his way to this very powerful role. If you read his philosophy and business approach, you will see clearly that he values his Indian cultural roots. Diversity can often welcome different cultures and make [...]