Is this Woman Young or Old?

Is this Woman Young or Old?

It’s a matter of perception.  Why do we perceive things so differently?   Why do we react differently? This is a problem the police often face when examining witnesses.   They could have three people who saw exactly the same incident, each giving a different version, and each would swear that their version is correct and others ..

What Are Your Areas of Concern, Influence, and Control?

What Are Your Areas of Concern, Influence, and Control?

One of the lessons I had to re-learn recently was Stephen Covey’s Circle of Concern.  This is because I found myself getting involved in things which were not part of my immediate goals. When I first came across this model in the 90’s I remember thinking how well it captured the butterfly mind.  This is ..

The Secret to Increasing Your Power and Influence

The Secret to Increasing Your Power and Influence

“Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.”  Lao-Tzu (604-531 BC) Chinese Philosopher Most of us will have some concept of what we actually mean by the word Power.  Some people view power as positive, others as negative.   Some have an emotional response to it and some look at the possible consequences.  You may ..