The Gen-i Blog
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Keeping On Top of Everything You’ve Learned. We all go to seminars, conferences, lectures, and training events, full of excitement at the information with which we’re going to fill our notebooks and minds. But what do you do with all that stuff? How do you implement...
Crave Your New Habit’s Reward. Your new habit's reward is key to its being instilled. New habits will only stick with an effective reward. We know by now that habits are produced through the cycle of cue, response, and reward. You receive a stimulus from your...
There are so many reasons why we all struggle to make change happen. And that’s totally okay. Find out why your change might be failing here.
You don’t need to achieve your goals on your own. In fact, it’s actually better for you if you don’t. That’s the power of accountability – and you need it.
Bad habits can be defeated – even when we think we are doomed. It takes two little changes in our mindset: awareness of cues and replacement of responses.
Why A Good ‘Work-Life Balance’ Shouldn’t be Your Primary Aim. The notion of a ‘work-life balance’ is ubiquitous, present in pretty much all thinking about well-being, business, and success. And its central concern – that our personal worlds should not be dominated by...
Learning from the CEO of Patagonia. He’s one of my idols, really. Every book he’s written I’ve devoured. Every time I see an interview with him, a podcast or an article, I track it down and pour over it. I think he has a lot to teach us all about what business can and...
The Secret to Breaking Bad Habits: Mindfulness! Habits, to me, are an inexhaustibly interesting phenomenon. But whilst we’ve talked a lot about building new habits, it’s worth taking a moment to gain some perspective on those bad habits – and how to break them. The...
Using a to-do list is a great tool for getting work done efficiently. If you don’t use it wisely however, you may as well not bother!
Change, we are told so often, can be hard. But by stating loudly the case for the importance of effective rewards in habit formation, we can thrive in change!
When we paint procrastinators as just lazy, we’re really being quite unfair. The psychology of procrastination is rather more complex.
Your zone of genius includes those activities that you love and at which you are brilliant. Focus on these and let yourself and your business thrive.
Business has a lot to learn from the Japanese farmer, Masanobu Fukuoka. Let’s start with the ideas for change his system present.
Working productively and performing well is not about how much you do. It is about how well you do it. Focus and obsession are the key.
Consistency is often discussed in terms of change, but maybe we’re getting it wrong. Let’s have a new sense of consistency, to make change the new normal.
Has that time come when your business is too successful for you to handle? You need to think about structure – and I’m here to help.
Let’s think change differently. It’s time to think how we can thrive in change – how can we can create an image of change that is no longer painful.
Around 45% of your behaviour is habitual – meaning that you’re not really thinking about it. But how do these habits work, and how do we improve them?