Wednesday, July 3, 2013


One of the popular definitions of ‘crazy’ is repeating the same behavior and expecting different results. 

And yet, we humans seem to be programmed to do just that – and then suffer because we keep trying harder and harder – again and again!

Changing behavioral patterns is challenging, but if what we are doing is not yielding the results we want …

An opportunity to experiment with some fun ideas...    

Getting the results you want?  If not, check it out.
To change a negative behavior loop:

1)     Where are you stuck?  Answer these questions:

a)    What do you want to achieve?

b)    What is your strategy?

c)    Does your plan work?

d)    Have you done it before?

e)    Did it ever work to achieve your goal?

2)     Where did you learn this strategy?

For most of us the problem solving strategies we use are learned in our early years – often part of our family’s ‘script’.

If it works, great! 
If not, take a page from sports:

In tennis there is a saying:  Never change a winning game – always change a losing one!

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