Elevating Your Center of Gravity – How to Widen Your Window of Tolerance and Re-Center Yourself
Vertical development is a form of development that is focused on improving our internal operating such that we make meaning of our world in more cognitively and emotionally sophisticated ways.
What Does the Distribution of Vertical Development Look Like? And What Does that Mean for You?
I am going to show you three different distribution charts: Which chart do you think is the best representation of: Height in the population? Weight (in pounds) in the population? Wealth in the population? Chart C is a good representation of height in the population. Height carries a fairly normal distribution. Chart B is a […]
What Context Struggles to Create Space for Learning? The Workplace
I want to share with you an excerpt from Decoding Greatness by Ron Friedman that I found incredibly powerful. He writes: Growth requires strain. A moderate degree of difficulty is essential to both mental and physical development. Teachers know it. Bodybuilders know it. Athletes know it. Yet what’s the one place where stretching our limits […]
Vertical Development Example #4: Simon Sinek
Simon Sinek is a leadership guru that is almost a household name in the business world. This is largely because he has the third most viewed TED talk of all time and he is the author of five different business books (my favorite is The Infinite Game). What has allowed him to be so influential? […]