Thinking Differently – Paint & Prattle

Often we can get stuck in a cycle of repetitive thinking. We have a problem that we are trying to solve and we just keep trying to do the same thing over and over again. Does that sound familiar? We are probably all aware of the famous quotation “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result”. Until I researched this blog (yes I do research them!) I thought that was written by Einstein – apparently it wasn’t and first appeared in a 1983 novel but regardless of where it came […] Read more

Begin with the end in mind

Anyone familiar with Stephen Covey’s seminal book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People will know that Habit #2 is Start with the End in Mind. I’m not going to attempt to paraphrase his work but there are a few key points I want to highlight: Beginning with the end in mind means being clear about who you want to be and where you want to go. You need to set goals that are aligned with your values and life purpose You need to complete your mental creation before you focus on your physical creation So often in life we set […] Read more

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