You are not what you do.
You are how you choose to B.E.
For many of us, our occupations — consultant, coach, auditor, manager — formulate our relationship with ourselves.
Your job becomes how you relate to the world and how you introduce yourself to new people and communities.
“Hi, I’m Bob and I’m a Managing Partner at [xxx]”
Rarely do people introduce themselves as who they actually are.
‘Hi, I’m Bob and I’m a Compassionate, Patient, and sometimes Over-Zealous pottery enthusiast.
Why is it important to differentiate between what you do and who you are?
Because if you lose…
An intervention tool called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) lays the foundation of establishing helpful thinking skills for self-regulation.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is essentially a coaching tool within traditional psychotherapy, however, it’s basic tenets can be applied in self-coaching practices.
CBT focuses on the ‘here and now’ rather than your childhood. It explores the relationship between your mindset, situations, thoughts, emotions, behavior and reactions. It trains you to question whether the thought you are thinking is true, thereby slowing down your reaction time for greater emotional stablity.
CBT has clear goals and practical, proven techniques to help you train your mind…
An analytical mind is in a constant state of asking questions.
There’s an agitation to seek an answer and follow its paved road.
What’s usually associated with this desire is anxiety, dismay, consternation, and perhaps a further ‘closing of the mind’.
Let’s face it…an analytical mind tends to have blinders on so it can narrow its focus and get the ‘right answer’.
So, what happens when you choose to Live Your Questions and NOT lead from a typical analytical mind?
That intention signifies that: