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Living A (Real) Adventure

27.10.20 01:57 PM By Heather Kleinschmidt - Comment(s)
Living A (Real) Adventure

There's only one real path to living an actually thrilling life.



Three Average Stories


Story #1
Our friend — we'll call him Frederick — likes to get things right.


He likes to feel comfortable in the certainty of what he's doing.


He won't begin to act until he's completely thought thro...

The Evolution of Potential

23.10.20 12:12 PM By Heather Kleinschmidt - Comment(s)
The Evolution of Potential
How do you change and grow? How do you find out what you're really capable of? How do you 'manifest your full potential?' The answer goes beyond the typical superficial listicle...

Deeply Average: Understanding Your Potential Even If You're 'Only' A Normal Person

17.10.20 12:33 PM By Heather Kleinschmidt - Comment(s)
Deeply Average: Understanding Your Potential Even If You're 'Only' A Normal Person

Note: This is Part 2 in a four-part series on Average Potential. Part 1 unpacks the meaning of "average" and tees up a twist that I argue is a more accurate representation of true averageness.  Click to read Part 1.

What Makes You ― You? Understanding Personality Strengths & Finding Potential In "Average"

12.10.20 06:56 PM By Heather Kleinschmidt - Comment(s)


My extreme traits are what make me special, right?


It's my extremes that make me interesting. That's where my exciting potential lies, because extreme is rare. Right?


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So many conversations I've had about personality assessments have inadvertently pointed back to this idea.


Where very high or very ...

Introducing Innovation To Old Thinking: How to create the change you want

20.09.20 04:11 PM By Heather Kleinschmidt - Comment(s)
Introducing Innovation To Old Thinking: How to create the change you want

Master the Rules to Break the Rules



The researchers wanted to know why some people risked their lives to save their Jewish neighbors, while others avoided that risk and quietly let the situation escalate.


Adam Grant writes about it in his book Origin...
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