What’s the most significant change in behavior you’ve made as an adult? For some, it’s quitting smoking or drinking, or making healthy changes in eating and exercising. For others, it’s becoming a better listener, a more effective manager, or a nicer partner or spouse.
Most people would probably agree with the statement that their ‘I’ is the sum of their thoughts, beliefs, emotions and physical sensations. We believe that this ‘I’ is consistent in itself and stable over time and makes our personality. However, our inner experience, just as in the experience others have of us, confronts us with a great variance of feelings, thoughts and behaviours. We have so many different facets that the concept of a coherent ‘I’ is of little use in our lives. Instead, we could see ourselves as a person consisting of many different selves, parts, or voices, which interact to form what we call ‘I’. We hear our inner parts argue and debate and comment inside our head all day long:
for progressive outcomes in an agile world
AN INVITATION TO CONTINUOUS SELF-DISRUPTION
Effective coping with disruption in our exponentially changing times requires self-leadership agility and the ability to be comfortable with the uncomfortable. Disruption can be like a wake-up call to full alertness and more awareness.