How Our Thinking Impacts our Words and Behaviour

I've noticed how the language we use reflects our internal normally unconscious view of the issue we're considering.  For instance, currently I'm involved with a group of people, who want to change the Welsh government's mind about introducing some new legislation.  Someone suggested that we start a 'fighting fund'.  This supports the view we are in a fight and is likely to engender that feeling - and  affect the group's thinking, decisions and behaviour.  I think a better term would be 'winning fund'!   A different example is when we say that someone or something  "made us happy/sad/angry/etc ".  This is not...

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Can’t You Enjoy Work Without Knowing Your Core Values?

Of course you can! And I personally have enjoyed my work without consciously knowing my core values. And yet …   When you consciously know your core values you have a boundless sense of certainty and commitment to what you’re doing. Your enjoyment reaches a different dimension. What you do, say, feel, think are based on an extra foundation of assurance, confidence, which is sound in form.   Because you have this stronger internal foundation, you are likely to: - be bolder in what you’ll try, accepting the consequences of mistakes as an opportunity to learn. Naturally not risking anyone’s health or safety! - find you...

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