The Strategic Mind – Explained for a 5 year old…

Allow me to introduce you to your Strategic Mind. 5-year old: "What's that?" It’s like a superability you have to make big things happen. 5-year old: "Ok. Go on." It allows you to process information about your environment, resources, obstacles, allies and competitors, and through this data you find a way towards your objective. 5-year … Continue reading The Strategic Mind – Explained for a 5 year old…

A New Metaphor for Understanding your Strengths

It was during a conversation with one of my Strengths friends, (thanks David Malmstrom!), that I had an insight… You know how your Strengths come together to produce larger effects? Your top themes multiply and compound each other creating unique capacities and capabilities. For example, my themes of Strategic, Intellection, Connectedness and others bring individual … Continue reading A New Metaphor for Understanding your Strengths

How to stay inspired… For Strategic Thinkers

If it’s happening in your your mind then it’s happening in your body. If your daily life involves solving problems and making decisions, #strategicthinking, then your body is going to be buzzing with electrical activity. If your professional contribution is about ideas, then it going to be important that those ideas keep flowing. You’ll know that thinking is a type of work, it’s the way you deliver value. But it comes at a price… Thinking is a high burn activity. It takes energy to be inspired. And if you work in a high stress environment then you run the risk of joining the burnout epidemic. There’s a simple habit that addresses the multiplicity of these issues… Grounding.