Change is the only Constant

Big waves breaking on cliffs during winter storm on the west coast of Ireland. The waves wear down the stone in constant change

If you have read any articles on the topic of fintech recently, you must have read the term ‘Disruptive Innovation’. Disruptive innovation is a concept that says new technology or business models can reduce the value and utility of existing products or services by creating something better and more user-friendly. This concept is prevalent in … Read more

How to Make Change Permanent

Man on top of mountain. Conceptual design. Making change permanent.

One of our greatest challenges as human beings is to make change permanent for ourselves. By and large, we are creatures of habit and consistency. It is generally how we thrive and be successful. If our habits and consistency lend themselves to unhelpful or unhealthy pursuits, to make change permanent becomes more difficult. Struggling with … Read more

Being Stuck

Angry and tense woman being stuck in the traffic

Being stuck can become very evident to people you work with and loved ones early on. You may seem to be grasping at many different methods and activities in order to break free of the anxiety and frustration. Might have a hard time seeing any value from these and begin to judge yourself harshly, disparage … Read more

It is a Tough World

Depressed Man with Problems holding hand over his Face and Crying, occupied by Thoughts about a tough world

Bleak The world would sooner pitch you into the dustbin of forgotten history than even for a moment recognize you deserve anything. Sounds harsh, right? Well, consider the plight of people in countries with authoritarian governments or under the grip of war. In a moment’s notice, you could be bombed, disappeared, or worse, and perhaps … Read more

DO NOT Make A Resolution!

split image on top shows a lot of people exercising with the caption Gym on January 2nd,

It’s a Terrible Idea “May all your troubles last as long as your New Year resolutions.”  That’s about the most positive quote I can find about resolutions today. I know people who have had these work out very well. Year after year they pick a goal and nail it. Rinse and repeat. That’s awesome. Keep … Read more

Facilitation and the Personal Retreat

young Asian business facilitator in a discussion or brainstorm session in meeting room.

Undoubtedly you have heard of the business retreat. Made with excitement by the business management, and sometimes attended with dread by key employees. That’s not to say every retreat is a waste of time. As someone who has gone on many corporate retreats, I typically left them with a renewed sense of purpose. I felt … Read more

Grow Up

group of kids in uniforms costumes before they grow up

Did you say “I want to be a firefighter when I grow up”? Seems pretty exciting. Going into burning buildings. Being the hero who rescues the little old lady, a baby, or a dog. Driving big fire trucks around and operating water-pumping equipment. Being in charge within a crisis, making decisions and taking action. Well I … Read more