Wellbeing: The Catch is you!!

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The problem with most home or work-based wellbeing programs is people. Yep. People. People get in the way of themselves.  Time and time again.  Oh and again. This brings us back to another topic I have been discussing (the science of) recently i.e. habit change. A few more articles have caught my eye and got … Continue reading Wellbeing: The Catch is you!!

The Power of Habit

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This is part of our quick reads series; helping you stay informed without hogging your precious time. This post covers Duhigg's book: The Power of Habit. It's not all good news ‘When habits form the brain stops fully participating in decision making’ .  What does this mean to us mere mortals?  It is bad news, … Continue reading The Power of Habit

8 Tips to Get Control of your Habits

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Recently I have focused on blogging and reading on the science of habits.  I have summarised my learnings in these eight evidence-based tips to create the habits you want & delete the ones you don't: Get clear on your values and roles life (e.g. coach, parent, employee, leader). Set clear SMART goals for your planned … Continue reading 8 Tips to Get Control of your Habits

Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

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Welcome to the conclusion of the science (or not) in the 7 habits of highly effective people. Habit 7 involves sharpening the saw.  In this case, the saw is you.  You will only effectively cut that metaphorical tree if you are sharp as … well ... a saw. Covey's opening parable drives this home.  We … Continue reading Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

Habit 6: Synergise

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Welcome to habit 6 on the science (or not) in the 7 habits of highly effective people. Habit 6 Those following so far will know my larger conclusion is pointing to -> trying to find the 'evidence base' / scientific support for management gurus ideas, is a fool's errand.  That is me in the basket, … Continue reading Habit 6: Synergise