When I recorded The Seven Secrets of Authenticity online course it gave me the opportunity to explore compliance and defiance in detail. Recognising that authenticity relies on exploring our inner values and demonstrating them in the external environment skilfully. It’s this final word that is so important. If we aren’t skilful then we often end up being compliant or defiant neither of which brings long lasting results.
If we ignore or suppress our values too often then we are compliant. Have
Identity has really cropped up on my radar of late. All too often we actively pursue a false identity or act on one that we un-knowingly fall into. In this short video I describe my reflections on being labelled a teacher.
This identity of being a teacher is neither false of unknown to me, but it is inaccurate. Often created due to the environment in which I operate. Being authentic encourages us to search for our inner values and I never
LSD? No I am not supporting drug use as an effective way to encourage natural authentic change! Instead I am back down Storm Beach exploring Long Shore Drift (LSD) – a patient continuous approach to change. One that involves progression and suspension, as pebbles move and fall with the waves and tide. Natures secret, well is often secret. So imperceptible that we hardly notice it. Perhaps we can learn from this? Maybe we don’t need the hurricane of change as we re-structure
Do you want to achieve high performance? If you do your start point has to be authenticity, that’s just the way it is. Authenticity taps into some of our most basic needs – instinct and intuition. Notice these words start with IN – authenticity is a ‘work in’ not necessarily a work out. The practice of recognising our inner values. Here is a short promo vid…
So in order to get you started I am in the process of creating an
If something is to be described as simple it must have at least three dimensions, no more no less. How many parts are there to my book? How many paragraphs are there in my blogs? How many sides are there in the Storm Beach logo?
Three, every time three. This doesn’t always happen by chance, this is deliberate. The three sided shape is the most efficient and effective shape known to man. In this somewhat playful video (3:43) I describe how