Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Model: “What is the meaning of life” is a needlessly and counterproductively complicated question

on September 30, 2011 in Awareness, Blog, Evolutionary Psychology, Nature

[This post is part of a series on The Model — my model for the human emotional system designed for use in leadership, self-awareness, and general purpose professional and personal development — which I find the most effective and valuable foundation for understanding yourself and others and improving your life. If you don’t see a Table of Contents to the left, click here to view the series, where you’ll get[…] Keep reading →

The Model: the source of all meaning, value, purpose, and importance

on September 29, 2011 in Awareness, Blog, Evolutionary Psychology, Nature

[This post is part of a series on The Model — my model for the human emotional system designed for use in leadership, self-awareness, and general purpose professional and personal development — which I find the most effective and valuable foundation for understanding yourself and others and improving your life. If you don’t see a Table of Contents to the left, click here to view the series, where you’ll get[…] Keep reading →

The Model: a single cycle is simple. Many cycles get complex.

on September 28, 2011 in Awareness, Blog, Evolutionary Psychology, Nature

[This post is part of a series on The Model — my model for the human emotional system designed for use in leadership, self-awareness, and general purpose professional and personal development — which I find the most effective and valuable foundation for understanding yourself and others and improving your life. If you don’t see a Table of Contents to the left, click here to view the series, where you’ll get[…] Keep reading →

How to get past “I can’t get past it”

on September 27, 2011 in Awareness, Blog, Tips

Some advice applies to everyone. I bet the following will help you or will remind you of something that helped you once. Even after you’ve heard it, reminders help, especially when stressed or frustrated. For example, a client wrote me about the exercises he’s practicing. After describing his progress on the work, he described frustration in one area. I considered this frustration the main issue — his motivation. Then when[…] Keep reading →

Should you get a coach?

on September 27, 2011 in Awareness, Blog, Fitness, Leadership

If you’re reading my blog you may be considering getting a coach, maybe even considering me. I’ve observed that the people who perform best at things tend to have coaches whereas the people who don’t do so well remark that they don’t need coaching or bristle at the prospect of getting help. Derek Jeter has multiple coaches. Forty percent of Fortune 500 CEOs have personal coaches. This week’s New Yorker[…] Keep reading →

Press and reviews of Union Square in Motion

on September 27, 2011 in Art, Creativity, Education

Monday’s opening saw some press for Union Square in Motion. Here are some links, starting with those who visited the installation or contacted us directly NY1 did a two-minute story on it, “New Artwork Best Seen In Transit Through Union Square Station“ Arts for Transit’s Director, Sandra Bloodworth, mentioned Union Square in Motion in an in-depth interview in Urban Omnibus, “Arts for Transit: A Conversation with Sandra Bloodworth“ The Village[…] Keep reading →