Tag Archives: Potential

What Are You Afraid Of?

What’s stopping you?  Do you feel like you’re standing on the wings of the stage, about to go on, yet you just can’t bring yourself to step out into the spotlight, in front of an audience that doesn’t know you?  … Continue reading

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Unwanted Encouragement

You would think that encouragement is always welcome.  Who doesn’t need a little encouragement, from time to time, right?  I thought that too, but I’ve discovered that encouragement can be most unwelcome – catastrophically so – in some circumstances. We’re … Continue reading

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Escape the Prevailing Paradigm

Yesterday was one of those days where new thoughts and ideas were brought to my attention.  I love those days.  I was given an article about an emerging field of study in positive human psychology – self-compassion.  What it’s all … Continue reading

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Is Software Development an Art or a Science?

Software development is thought of as an industrial process, where interchangeable, commodity programmers are set to work and so long as they follow the process, the best software emerges.  If you need more or better software, you just yell at … Continue reading

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Actualising Potential

Everybody alive has amazing potential.  You might be sitting next to the next great achiever and not even know it.  But there is a big problem.  There are two pernicious ills in education and society in general.  These ills prevent … Continue reading

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