I have a little childhood anecdote for you that has helped me indicate how I do business AND relationships in general. I call it the 'French Braid Theory' because it all began as a blip of a conversation between two second grade girls chatting about the challenge of learning to French braid.
The lesson can be applied to any circumstance where you have a skill that someone else would like to learn and how you choose to respond. Be cautious, because if you respond like she did- you may find yourself isolated from peers and stuck in a mindset of competition over collaboration.
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Did you catch the first Let's Talk Theory chat? If not, why not now? It's right over here!
Welcome to the very first video in my brand new YouTube series, Let's Talk Theory! You are going to takeaway 3 things you absolutely must know about Flow State. Why? Because understanding flow state and choosing work themes and activities that allow you to tap into that flow will give you a huge jump on your ability to do critical things like problem solve and focus over long stretches of time. Getting into flow will also improve your relationship with and enjoyment of work.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN THIS VIDEO?
1. WHAT ‘FLOW STATE’ IS AND ISN’T
2. WHAT ACTIVITIES GET YOU INTO ‘FLOW STATE’
3. HOW GETTING INTO ‘FLOW STATE’ CAN BENEFIT YOU
Now grab a pen and paper, because I'm going to hit you with an exercise a few minutes in so that you can get the most out of this! Are you ready?
Now if you prefer to read over watching a video, you can get the main ideas below:
WHAT IS ‘FLOW STATE’?
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