Here’s life from Geir’s point of view:
Not even close to complete or even correct, but it’s a start.
After coaching lots of people on this (myself included), I’ve boiled it down to four simple questions that will get you close to most people in a matter of minutes. For this to work, you need to open up yourself and reveal your own answers to these questions along the way. A free two-way flow creates good trust, knowledge of the other and a basis for friendship or beyond. Try it out on some strangers and tell me how it went. But remember, be direct, blunt even – no beating around the bush:
Get answers to these and share your own and you will both know if you have a potential friend right there.
Truly superior pilots are those who use their superior judgement to avoid those situations where they might have to use their superior skills
I read this excellent quote today in the 70th anniversary magazine for the Scandinavian Airline Systems (SAS). It’s applicable to life in general.
You never lose. You either win and learn or learn.
Straight from Ed’s blog:
Many take pride in being able to do several things at once. Unfortunately, unless you are one of those very rare people who can actually do it, multitasking means doing things more poorly than if you had singletasked each task…
It’s been a cool trip from the first time we met. She has evolved into a very complete artist with great crowd impact. The clue is always to stay mentally present and to keep more interested in moving the audience than interesting in front of them.