We trade in our potential, for certainty. We exchange our self-reliance and responsibility, for safety.
Heady Stuff. That was a quote from Human 3.0 by Kern Frost, the founder of the Council for Human Development.
It is understandable that people seek certainty in their lives. The world is an uncertain place. Change is the only constant and that can be scary.
However, when we trade in our potential for certainty, we give up our power. We become victims of our own limitations.
We exchange our self-reliance and potential for an island of certainty where we can control the major parts of our lives. This may seem like a good deal at first, but it is not.
Safety is an illusion. There is no such thing as a safe life. We can do everything right and still have things go wrong.
The only power we have is the power to choose how we will respond to what life hands us. It's probably too much of a cliche to say that every problem is an opportunity. It is an opportunity to learn and practice the martial art of creative problem-solving.
Certainty is the enemy of growth. It stifles creativity and innovation. It leads to complacency and a false sense of security.
If you or your people feel like your response to problems is being stifled by a need for certainty we can help. We unleash your people's latent creativity and potential increasing motivation, loyalty, and productivity.
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