Instead of writing an umpteenth list of smart productivity tips to lead in Covid times, I’d like to share a story that has moved me. Because “Joe” is a real person, and his suffering resonates with the suffering of many leaders I have met lately. And Joe has found resources to do something about it.
If my worldview were to be summarised into a single belief, I would say that all behaviours, even the most abnormal ones, are a way to adapt to an ongoing context. The implications for the helping relationship are countless.
Procrastination has replaced sloth among the list of capital sins. All around me, I hear people confess shamefully to be ‘professional’ or ‘pathological’ procrastinators. I can’t help wondering why procrastination is considered to be such a problem. A ‘pathology’, even. Seriously?
Seeing the world through a different frame helps my coachees overcome the paradoxes that make change so challenging.
Communicating with the whole self helps my executive clients build a bridge between what they know and what they feel. A powerful way to gain alignement and confidence.