The Past and the Future

  Have you ever noticed that what we remember about our past depends on our mood, our head space, our expectations, and the story we have about ourselves at that time (ie. whether we see ourselves as a victim, a survivor, an entrepreneur etc)?   We have a selective recall bias that is impacted by … Continue reading The Past and the Future

What’s your story?

We make decisions about whether to do something or not based on what we expect, and what we expect is based on our past experiences of how we think that will go for us. For example would you spend your last dollar on a lottery ticket if you had never won the lottery, nor even … Continue reading What’s your story?

Expectations?

As humans, we have a tendency to live up or down to people's expectations of us, and when there are conflicting expectations, we often become paralyzed, not knowing which way to go. Bosses give us job descriptions in part so we know what is expected of us. Ideally, clear expectations guide our choices and actions. When we … Continue reading Expectations?