Systems and complexity Archives – Self Determined Life

Why it’s time to end the tyranny of positive thinking

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As a coach concerned with helping people advance their personal and professional development, believe me, I am steeped in positive psychology. I have studied Masters level courses in positive organisational coaching, applied positive psychology and the psychology of peak performance. I have studied the evidence base for the most important principles of positive psychology and … Read more

4 ways for managing complexity in increasingly uncertain times

managing complexity

Even before the seismic shocks of Brexit and Trump, the pace and scale of the change taking place all around us was increasingly disruptive for economies, businesses, leaders and individuals alike. We can now add socially divisive policy and increased political and economic uncertainty to the familiar litany of 21st century challenges for organisations: technological … Read more