When does having another discussion, review or even studying for another certification become another form of procrastination?
By all means, plan and equip yourself with the necessary ‘know how’,
But to what end?
Has your investment in time and money brought you any closer to your goal?
Are you taking effective action OR, are you simply doing your utmost to remain stuck in your comfort zone?
PS…Could writing this be my own form of procrastination?
My definition of Est Quod Est…
To view the person and/or circumstance as it is.
There is no such thing as a bad person or bad circumstance, everything’s perfect and advancing to becoming complete.
We can’t directly change someone or something (and we shouldn’t). Ultimately, we can only change our own perspective and approach, and through that process, MAYBE the person or circumstance might change…
How many curve balls can life throw at once?
It’s been a rough last couple of weeks and while curveballs are inevitable in life, I’m not certain if we can really get used to it.
What I’m certain though, is that the better we are at seeing the world as it is, the better we will be able to recognise what’s within our control and what’s not, and the better we will feel about ourselves and the world around us…
It is as it is…
I’ve discussed this with some of my peers and most disagree that coaching’s about hustling and selling. In fact, one of them got really annoyed when I suggested that coaches should be put through sales training.
No surprises though, most of us do not perceive the selling profession favourably. I don’t reckon this perception is common only in Singapore. In his bestselling book, ‘To Sell Is Human’, author Dan Pink conducted a survey in the US where he asked people to state the first word that came to mind when they heard “sales” or “selling”, and this is the word cloud that came about…
Pink argues that the above is an extremely outdated perspective about sales. In reality, when we combine traditional selling with “non-sales selling”, all of us sell. Specifically, as part of our work and lives, we need to constantly influence, sway or persuade others to take action. Doesn’t that sound like coaching?
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