What you don’t know…

I’ve written a lot here about cognitive errors – how our minds lead us astray. It’s human nature to filter out information that runs contrary to what we already know, to overestimate things that have emotional impact, and fall prey to emotional...

The Leadership Lab

I’m starting to prepare my workshop on the Gold Coast of Australia in December. This year’s workshop is called The Leadership Lab. It focuses on the inner development of the leader, something I’m very interested in.  I’m fascinated by what is...

Hacking your habits

This is the third, and probably last for now, in a series of posts on habits. The last post I focused on creating new habits, and how to make them sticky. This one is about breaking a habit, or, to stay with the same theme, unsticking a habit. This  is far more...

Making it sticky: part 2 on making it a habit

In the last post, I talked about three common misconceptions around forming habits and making a change to your daily routine: discipline or will power alone is needed; inspiration should be enough, and having a fixed routine ruins spontaneity. This post looks at some...