Values are at the heart of optimal performance. Being valuable. Valuing your values. But we often lose sight of some our basic needs and values.
But what are these? Well being seen and being safe might be at the route of all evil good.
Returning to authenticity (expressing your values skilfully in the environment around you) let’s see how these two line up.
Expressing aligns perfecting with the value of being seen. Express yourself.
Skilfully measures up against being safe. At the right time and
As the saying goes no one built an off switch. We go on and on and on. We are on and on and on.
Many of my coaching programme naturally gravitate towards this approach. Wanting more, kick starting, trying something new. But we might need to turn something off in order to save energy elsewhere. When you think about it this actually is a more logical place to start. A save before a sale. Keeping back some energy for other pursuits.
Logical and intuitive preferences are widely recognised. The head and the heart, dichotomies at their furthest extremes. But to add in an extra layer – are you problem (logical) or possibility (intuitive) focussed?
These two come together quite quickly but there’s more. Now consider whether you are linear or non linear in your approach. So maybe using the power of 3’s we could describe…
Logical, problem, linear.
Intuitive, possibility, non linear.