Do you use force, intimidation and coercion to dominate others, even just a little bit?

You may have developed high levels of ‘power’ thinking and behaviour that could be acting as a handbrake on your success. Hi, I am Karl Perry. I am a professional coach, but, I am more like the guy that stands on the sideline at the big rugby or basketball games and helps the players perform … Continue reading Do you use force, intimidation and coercion to dominate others, even just a little bit?

Do you use sarcasm a lot?

You may have developed high levels of ‘oppositional’ thinking and behaviour that could be acting as a handbrake on your success. Hi, I am Karl Perry. I coach people to develop thinking habits that create success. Some thinking habits act as a handbrake on success. Let's check that handbrake for you. The more these statements … Continue reading Do you use sarcasm a lot?

Have you recently experienced something traumatic or disappointing?

You may develop high levels of ‘avoidance’ thinking and behaviour that could act as a handbrake on your success. Hi, I am Karl Perry. I coach people to develop thinking habits that create success. Some thinking habits act as a handbrake on success. Let's check that handbrake for you. The more these statements describe you, … Continue reading Have you recently experienced something traumatic or disappointing?

Do you have trouble saying “No”?

You may have developed high levels of ‘dependent’ thinking and behaviour that could be acting as a handbrake on your success. Hi, I am Karl Perry. I coach people to develop thinking habits that create success. Some thinking habits act as a handbrake on success. Let's check that handbrake for you. The more these statements … Continue reading Do you have trouble saying “No”?

Do you get a bit suspicious of others?

You may have developed high levels of ‘oppositional’ thinking and behaviour that could be acting as a handbrake on your success. Hi, I am Karl Perry. I coach people to develop thinking habits that create success.Some thinking habits act as a handbrake on success. Let's check that handbrake for you. The more these statements describe … Continue reading Do you get a bit suspicious of others?

Do you feel a bit overwhelmed by circumstances?

You may have developed high levels of ‘avoidance’ thinking and behaviour that could be acting as a handbrake on your success. Hi, I am Karl Perry. I coach people to develop thinking habits that create success. Some thinking habits act as a handbrake on success. Let's check that handbrake for you. The more these statements … Continue reading Do you feel a bit overwhelmed by circumstances?

Are you doubting or blaming yourself?

You may have developed high levels of ‘avoidance’ thinking and behaviour that could be acting as a handbrake on your success. Hi, I am Karl Perry. I coach people to develop thinking habits that create success. Some thinking habits act as a handbrake on success. Let's check that handbrake for you. The more these statements … Continue reading Are you doubting or blaming yourself?

If you do not deal directly with the core problem, don’t expect significant improvement.

Isn't It Obvious? Revised by Eliyahu M Goldratt (Author), Ilan Eshkoli (Author), Joe Brownleer (Author) A breakthrough solution is exposed when some unexpected events force Caroline and Paul, a married couple working for their family's retail business, to make a few small changes in the way things are done. A solution that propels the family's regional chain of stores … Continue reading If you do not deal directly with the core problem, don’t expect significant improvement.

You can do work that matters for people who care.

This Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See by Seth Godin Seth Godin has taught and inspired millions of entrepreneurs, marketers, leaders, and fans from all walks of life, via his blog, online courses, lectures, and bestselling books. He is the inventor of countless ideas that have made their way into … Continue reading You can do work that matters for people who care.

Ladies and gentleman. The financial performance is not enough!

"Ladies and gentleman.  The financial performance is not enough. The real thing is the harmony within the company. If you have the harmony within the company the financial performance will arrive. If you don’t have the harmony inside the company the financial performance, even if you have them, will be lost. The real key is … Continue reading Ladies and gentleman. The financial performance is not enough!

Personal Performance Coaching (virtual coaching)

"Why get a coach?" "Why use the Life Styles Inventory?" “What is a ‘circumplex’?” I answer these questions and more in my Personal Performance Coaching programme. Hi, I am Karl Perry from YourThinkingCoach.com. We will also take a deep dive into the programme with: an introduction video from the Human Synergistics International Summer Conference in … Continue reading Personal Performance Coaching (virtual coaching)

If we take this as a given we’ll find ourselves thinking clearly.

The Choice, Revised Edition by Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Efrat Goldratt-Ashlag TOC has been successfully applied in almost every area of human endeavour, from industry to healthcare to education. And while Eli Goldratt is indeed a scientist, an educator and a business leader, he is first and foremost a philosopher; some say a genius. He is … Continue reading If we take this as a given we’ll find ourselves thinking clearly.

There are three necessary conditions for sustainable high performance. Commercial Responsibility, Consumer Value AND Culture.

Alex Rogo, the new executive vice president of UniCo, must turn around three newly acquired companies, knowing that if he succeeds, they will be sold off and the new owners will replace him, and if he fails, the companies will be closed--in either case, he will likely be fired. Using the unique business-novel format, It's Not … Continue reading There are three necessary conditions for sustainable high performance. Commercial Responsibility, Consumer Value AND Culture.

How we can use different techniques to guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble.

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman In the international bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System … Continue reading How we can use different techniques to guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble.

Exploitation and Subordination Reframed as Productivity and Utility

This article was first published on LinkedIn by Dr Kelvyn Youngman. It is re-published here with permission. Introduction Very few people understand subordination. No, it's true! In contrast, almost everyone understands exploitation. So, how can this be? Well, exploitation is instinctful and subordination is not. Subordination is thoughtful. We most easily understand exploitation, instinctfully, as a matter of … Continue reading Exploitation and Subordination Reframed as Productivity and Utility

The key to success is developing everyone.

An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization by Robert Kegan, Lisa Laskow Lahey, Matthew L Miller, Andy Fleming, Deborah Helsing A Radical New Model for Unleashing Your Company’s Potential In most organizations nearly everyone is doing a second job no one is paying them for—namely, covering their weaknesses, trying to look their best, and … Continue reading The key to success is developing everyone.