Have you hear of a saying, “Growing old is mandatory but growing up is optional”.
We human are born into ageing but that doesn’t mean we are progressive in terms of maturing. According to Keagan, an ex Harvard psychologist, adults go through 5 stages of development, pretty much like children.
Unlike sports coaching, the higher purpose of developmental coaching (which includes executive, life, business, performance coaching…etc.) is to catalyse our clients' development, so that their full potential can be released. Coaching sessions are intentionally created time-space to allow coachees to reflect, review, question and plan forward in a safe ‘container’.
Often, my coachees come to me feeling stuck in the rut - frustrated, unfocused, unconfident….etc.
They aspire to be the “best” boss in the world but fear being taken advantage of if they allow their caring nature to show.
Some have lofty dreams but secretly loath to plan and take actions. Not because they are lazy, but because the harder they try, the worse things seem to become.
"Tunnel vision occurs when one loses visual acuity in the peripheral visual fields while retaining visual acuity in the central regions. The vision can be considered to be constricted and concentrated in the central area, as when one is inside a tunnel looking out.” ~ Wikipedia
René Descartes, a French philosopher, mathematician and scientists from the 17th century said, “Cogito, ergo sum”, which means “I think, therefore I am”.
Life is strangely counter-intuitive.
A person who believes a boss must be tough to make things work, assumes only toughness makes things work, will not explore and experiment with other alternative strategies.
A person who focuses only on What and How to do, eventually forgot Why he is doing what he does.
The fact that we are only a speck of dust in the universe means there is more abundance and possibilities than we can imagine. This is also why, the 2006 #1 Bestseller Secret that speaks about the Law of Attraction and manifesting our vision, is really no secret at all.
We thought we see with our eyes. But really, we see with our mind. That’s why for those who focus only on the “Doing”, remains only at the “Doing”.
What are you not seeing?
What would you like to see?