Developmental Psychology, Performance Psychology, Psychology

Psychology Behind Effective Crisis Leadership

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly! (Buckminster Fuller) Since time began there have been major crises. Pandemics, flooding, famine, terrorist attacks – we cannot be certain when they will happen, only that they will.  During a crisis, cognitive overload looms; information is incomplete, interests and priorities… Continue reading Psychology Behind Effective Crisis Leadership

Developmental Psychology, Psychology

Part 3 : How to be an Adult? : Emotional Thinking!

Life is impossible without emotions. We make decisions based on whether we are happy, sad, angry, anxious, or frustrated. We choose activities based on the emotions that they incite. Therefore, understanding emotions is one of the most essential elements of a high-performing adult. What are Emotions? Emotion is one type of effect. It can be… Continue reading Part 3 : How to be an Adult? : Emotional Thinking!

Developmental Psychology, Performance Psychology, Psychology

Hey! You got a monkey on your back

A lot is happening and a lot is passing too. Life seems to have gone from a (barely) manageable 3D version to a brutal 4D with a space-time continuum, making the mind toggle between past and future. While the creative tension between what-has-been and what-can-be is the source of all learning and development, in these… Continue reading Hey! You got a monkey on your back

Performance Psychology, Psychology

Extraordinary in Ordinary

Manny Pacquiao beats Thurman to become the oldest welterweight world champion - at 40. I woke up to seeing this in the BBC news feed, and loved it! I have (at one time) followed Manny religiously and have been blown away by his sheer simplicity and competitiveness - a relatively uncommon combination but definitely a… Continue reading Extraordinary in Ordinary