Week 57: Vol. 57. Mastering Interpersonal Feedback

12 Feb

FINDING YOUR FLOW TOOLKIT VOL. 57 MASTERING INTERPERSONAL FEEDBACK “Feedback is the breakfast of champions” — Ken Blanchard In my estimation, feedback is one of the most profound principles of life. Without feedback, life cannot progress. As human beings, we rely on feedback in every part of our being—inside and out. In the literature on flow, […]

Week 55: Vol. 55. Embracing Conflict

29 Jan

FINDING YOUR FLOW TOOLKIT VOL. 55 EMBRACING CONFLICT “Conflict cannot survive without your participation”   — Dr. Wayne Dyer China is one of my favorite places on Earth. There are few business and political cultures that are more intriguing at this time in history. In my mind, Chinese culture and philosophy express the power of […]

Week 54: Vol. 54. Communicating Effectively

22 Jan

FINDING YOUR FLOW TOOLKIT VOL. 54 COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY “Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.”   — Rollo May As much as we want to think that finding our flow is a personal process and completely under our control, we are always taking into consideration the people, places, and things […]

Week 53: Vol. 53. Conduct Your People Audit

15 Jan

FINDING YOUR FLOW TOOLKIT VOL. 53 CONDUCT YOUR PEOPLE AUDIT “Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.”  — Williams James For the last few weeks, we have discussed the importance of the environment in helping you find […]

Week 50: Vol. 50. Managing Flow: Seeing The Whole System

25 Dec

FINDING YOUR FLOW TOOLKIT VOL. 50 MANAGING FLOW: SEEING THE WHOLE SYSTEM “Systems thinking is a discipline for seeing wholes. It is a framework for seeing interrelationships rather than things, for seeing patterns of change rather than static ‘snapshots.’ It is a set of general principles – distilled over the course of the twentieth century, […]

Week 48: Vol. 48. Novelty, Variety, Disruption & Innovation: Refining Your Flow Strategies

11 Dec

FINDING YOUR FLOW TOOLKIT VOL. 48 NOVELTY, VARIETY, DISRUPTION & INNOVATION: REFINING YOUR FLOW STRATEGIES “All fixed patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.” — Bruce Lee “Variety is the spice of life” For several months we have explored many human factors/conditions that contribute to higher levels of focus and […]