Category: Model of the world

Seeing through change

Change It’s obvious to most of us that if you want to change things you have to change some things. What if I told you that although most people we met on our programmes knew this very few actually carried it forward into their thinking or their actions. If...

Model of the world

Model of the world All of us share a common human experience of living on planet earth; we are born, we live and then we die. As we try to make sense of the world, understanding how things work and how we can use what we know to survive...

Misaligned Monkey Why / Background to the book

  How to get better results faster. At Sales Academy we were paid to help sales people get better results faster. We learnt that hard work is important in some situations but sustaining a frantic pace to get the results you need is not something that is sustainable. Excellent...

Stop Start Continue

Life Choices –   All who wander are not lost…. Of course there is always the options to just enjoy what comes our way, to accept life and what it brings and run with it.   Having said that, if you do want to actively make some changes then Stop...

Towards and Away

Motivation Think about your motivation. Why do you do all the things you do? Some of the things we do make sense others aren’t so obvious. Why do some of us constantly do things that don’t give us what we want? Motivation can be a complicated subject and every...

Cause and effect

Cause and effect I punch you you punch me back. It looks like my first punch caused you to punch me back. This is cause and effect in action. It can be simple or it can be a complicated cascade of events that lead to chaos theory – a...

Happy Paddock – Where we want to be?

Happy Paddock Where is it? This is the place where you are just happy. You are doing what you do when you are content. It’s different for all of us. It might be something or nothing or it might look like something or nothing with no cares, no worries...

Personal Paradigms – Your Model of the World and how things work.

Background Survival is an interesting training ground. Our capability for survival is based on two aspects: What we come as- Arguably, evolution or our core design plays its part and we arrive equipped with some things that make survival more likely. This includes our physical build, our special powers,...

Expectancy

We know that what we expect begins to pre-order what we actually get. It’s not mumbo jumbo and there’s a lot more to this than meets the eye….   Rosenthal and Jacobson – Expectancy theory Rosenthal and Jacobson’s landmark research reveals how much our expectations of other people can shape...

The Monkey’s view point

  What the Monkey wants to hear from you The words your Monkey would like to hear most from you now are: ‘My dear Monkey, I believe we are missing a trick. I believe you want to help me and I believe you can. Let’s work out how we...