August 12, 2019

Minding the gap

Mind the gap between train and platform

What is on your list of things you want to do, or know you should do – but don’t?

I saw this quote from Bruce Lee who was a philosopher in addition to his better-known Hollywood exploits…

“Knowing is not enough. We must apply.
Willing is not enough. We must do.”

This has been called the ‘knowing-doing gap’.

What things are in your knowing-doing gap, and is that a useful place for them?

What happens to them in there, and what happens to you when you have things in your knowing-doing gap?

As they say on the London underground stations, “Mind the gap!

Here is more insight on why we want to do something, and four fascinating questions.

My best wishes, Paul

Paul Matthews

CEO and Founder of People Alchemy

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