Have you ever had a great idea pop into your head while cycling, driving or in the shower and don’t remember it later? Or perhaps you’ve read or heard something that resonated but haven’t acted on it because you don’t know how to organize the information or feel overwhelmed.
Often my business clients ask how can I help them let go of ineffective habits and create new empowering rituals and habits. We are creatures of habit. Our habits can either assist us to move forwards or impede our progress. The quality of our lives is a direct reflection of the things we do on a regular and consistent basis.
This week I’ve had the pleasure of working on a group initiative with highly productive people committed to achieving an ambitious goal in a brief timeframe. There have been times in my career when I have had difficult group experiences. Dealing with different personalities, inequality of effort and conflicts is often frustrating.
Apparently we have 2 million bits of information coming at us every second and it would be completely overwhelming if we had to be tuned into everything, always. Therefore our mind filters information into chunks of information and constantly takes ‘shortcuts’ to make sense of the world around us.