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Productivity and efficiency creates Meaning and Purpose We find meaning and purpose in different ways, and one of the ways is our adaptability and productivity. When we engage in our adaptability and ability to achieve, build, and create, we often feel a sense of accomplishment. We might even
Optimism and Playfulness creates Meaning and Purpose We find meaning and purpose in different ways, and one of the ways is our optimism and playfulness. When we engage in our optimism, positivity, playfulness, and hunger for exploration and adventures, we might experience several levels of freedom. I enjoy
Vitality and your Life Force creates Meaning and Purpose We find meaning and purpose in different ways, and one of the ways is our physical power and vitality. When we use our somatic energy, our power, vitality, and inhabited force, we both feel accomplished while also feeling alive.
Happy New Year It is the first day of the new year, according to the Gregorian calendar, and is celebrated around the globe. But even if you are following another calendar, you probably know your traditions for the celebration of a new year to come. (Let your wishes
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Are you a realist, or does realism kill the joy? Are there any problems or drawbacks to being realistic? If your personality belongs to the more realistic ones, then the answer would be no, but for someone, being realistic seems more negative than positive. (How can you blind
Why not fake it until you make it? Why work hard when you can work smart? Why not fake it until you make it? And why not shape the truth to make others understand you better? (Understand how your blind Enneagram Type cover for a winning mindset)
Seeing things from the brigther side can help you with handling sorrow and solving complex problems, but… Being an optimist might help you live longer, stay healthier, and get out of the hospital faster. Being overly optimistic might also shorten your life, be hard on your health, and keep
We might find a path of development when we understand the difference between true and false emotions. Emotions like sorrow and sadness should not be overcome but transformed, and living with us like emotions like happiness and freedom creates the foundation for a healthy life. (Read more about
Disconnecting might give you some time to think, but… Disconnecting from others or the situation can be a way of preserving energy and giving yourself the time to orient yourself. (Your blind Enneagram Type can disconnect you from your smartness) You can also disconnect from yourself, and
The power of conscious passivity When we do not take action, we have taken action. It is not possible not to act, but we can choose not to respond in a conscious and self-aware way so our actions do not seem passive-aggressive. When we are passive, we can
Have you heard about the idea of positive manipulation? Every time we communicate, we are trying to manipulate others. At its core, manipulation is the intention to make other people agree with you and then have people take action in doing or not doing something specific. It is
Do you know the difference between “power over” and “empowerment”? Expressing your dominating energy, whether done consciously or subconsciously, is an inherent part of our human nature. It is an emotional structure or pattern that lets other people know your boundaries and is an expression of your autonomy.
Do you sense the difference between good and bad Judgment? Judging, whether done consciously or subconsciously, is an inherent part of the human experience. It’s a mental tool or structure that has aided our survival for thousands of years. However, like any tool or structure, it can be
Your life is a blend of the events and people you have encountered We are all being shaped by the experiences and people we meet on our path in life. Becoming a father has shaped my life, getting married the first time shaped my life and losing everything did
What did you have to leave behind? When we undergo personal development, we undergo a transformation, where parts of us are changing form, shape, content, meaning, impact, gestalt etc. You will typically transform your identity, mindset, values, assumptions, behaviors, and personal narratives and narratives about others. A
Walking the path of intuition Normally we relate “intuition” with gut feeling or with a connection with our body or sensations. But intuition is both experienced in your body, emotions and thoughts. Intuition is about contemplation, looking within, observing neutrally or getting in contact with. Most of us
Co-create the solution and the path to walk Third-generation coaching is the co-creation of a longing to initiate. The co-creation is often between the coach and the focus person, the longing is often like an awakening, urge, or spark and the initiation is often about embarking on a journey
Do you uninvited share your experience with others? When I was in my early 20ies, my mentor would like me to understand that there is a difference between a great and a genius idea. He explained that the patent of the fountain pen, where you have a small
What is importance and urgency to you? The Eisenhower Matrix or the Eisenhower Principle is a matrix of four domains, where activities can be Urgent or Not Urgent combined with Important or Not Important. The idea is, that activities can be categorized in Urgent – Important, Urgent – Not
#029 – What is most important to you? Kindness or Honesty? Freedom or Wisdom? Generosity or Selfcare?
Will you give up Freedom for Selfcare? I don’t know if Kindness, Honesty, Freedom, Wisdom, Generosity and Selfcare are virtues, skills, principles or capacities. But they are essential elements in a human being. If these elements are virtues, they could be considered a state built by hard and
What is making creating meaning in your life? I guess that my whole adult life has been about finding the formula for building a sense of meaning in life. And I want to share with you the current formula that I am working on. Building a sense of
Winning projects and lifegiving passions When you engage in a project, you will normally have a start date, a goal, some resources, a strategy, and a plan. You might also have an end date and a structure to analyze if you are on track toward your goal. The
When success is a personal matter Success is about succeeding in something, and you can succeed in something planned and longed for, or you can succeed without even knowing it. I travel around the world teaching leadership, teamwork, and personal growth, and mostly I know when I have