60-Second Thought Provokers

Welcome to 60-Second Thought Provokers

 

“You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it. You must learn to see the world anew.”  Albert Einstein

I make these short video clips when something catches my attention, surprises me or simply when I want to share my own view of the world.

Love them or hate them, they will provoke you to think about things differently...That's why I called this "60-Second Thought Provokers", after all.

And if I can make a video that changes your perspective on something, in a minute or less, just imagine what could happen during a coaching conversation.

Get in touch.  

OK, I admit it, this is NOT a 60-second video...but it IS a thought provoker.  I don't claim credit for the ideas within it (it's from an RSA Talk by Dan Pink) yet I think it is worth sharing.  

 

 

What are the facts? What story are you telling yourself about the facts?

How do you feel video...Where did this come from?  

I was stewarding at an equestrian Cross Country jumping competition.  Every competitor, ranging in age from 8 to 50,  came to me white faced and wide-eyed.  Almost every competitor told me they were really nervous.  Then along came the smallest competitor of the day, ashen-faced.  I asked him how he was feeling and he whispered, "I'm excited"... Same facts, different story about those facts...

How do you respond in times of adversity?

   Adversity Video...Where did this come from?

A friend sent me an email and it contained this "folk tale".  It made me think...so I made a video!

What do you want?

MOTIVATION VIDEO - Where did this come from? I was on the train, heading to a client, when I read a tiny snippet about Swedish butterfly researchers.  They discovered that, when male butterflies are looking for a place in the sun (and hence, female butterflies) it is not the size, weight or age of the butterflies which determines who gets the sunniest spot....