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Fundamentals of success: knowing is not enough

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Wherever you look today, you will find information and awareness campaigns. If ignorance were the problem, the information age would have solved everything. Whether you want to look at issues of health and wellbeing, caring for the environment, or simply improving your lifestyle, it seems that knowledge is not enough to bring about change. Knowing is only half the battle.

For example, perhaps you know what kind of diet and food your body responds the best with. What results do you have to show for knowing this?

Or consider your goals and plans for the past twelve months. What did you know had to be done, to you to reach those goals? How much of that did you effectively implement? Continue reading Fundamentals of success: knowing is not enough

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How to separate decision-making from problem-solving

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Recently, I was putting off some crucial decisions about how I wanted to move forward in my life. And it’s not that I haven’t been looking at the issues and contemplating what I wanted. But I felt stuck.  Then, I came across a question in Wendy Craig-Purcell’s book “Ask Yourself This“, and realised my dilemma. I was mixing up problem-solving with decision-making.  

The question she asked as “If I could solve the “how”, what would I do?” Continue reading How to separate decision-making from problem-solving