Today's value is #reflection . Taking a step back and look at the bigger picture and how that might change over time. I am a participant in a long-term research project about religion, spirituality and worldview and every few years I get interviewed with quite in-depth questions covering life/death, good/evil sorta stuff, key incisive moments in life and … Continue reading On reflection. The BIG picture.
Learning (ideally) happens at different levels. I am going to go into single, double and triple loop learning (based on the work of Chris Argyris and Donald Schon) to illustrate this: At the most simple level, we do something and a result occurs (YAY). Even better if it is the one we actually had in … Continue reading Learning about learning, one loop at a time
Your values are one of the things that make you YOU, it’s the stuff you live by, whether you are conscious of it or not. They help you figure out what right and wrong or better or worse look and feel like. They are also among the drivers of happiness (when fulfilled and respected) and … Continue reading What are your values and why should you care?
Pain can be a useful guide that something is not right, it points us to what we value. It allows us to get to know ourselves better where it matters most.
Sometimes you start a values conversation and it flops. Wrong time, space, rapport or surroundings. But don't underestimate the amount of reach and radiance a person has with clear values, who stand up for them and for others when they get violated.