Taking Steps. Break Mountains into Mole-Hills

  • Objects may not be as close as they appear.
  • Getting granular
  • How to do 100 burpees
  • Preparing “as if” (running shoes on the floor and alarm set)

Progress against untenable situations is about taking a “right-sized” approach. Too often these situations are blown out of proportion. The task seems too big. The immensity immobilizes. When we right-size we can take those next steps and gain traction.

Objects May Not Be as Close as They Appear

We have all seen the warning on automobile side-view mirrors: objects may be closer than they appear. It’s a good reminder of the distortive effects of a mirror. Our minds can also have a distortive effect. Our minds can make both situations and ...

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