Ten years ago I wrote an article for The Elephant Journal titled, “What is Reality?” Last week I discovered the works of Donald Hoffman. His theories align well with my article and even better with my current views of existence. First; My article: She looked at me with a slight smile. My heart thumping and hands starting to sweat. I wanted to move but the legs wouldn’t obey. I had to force my body to... Read more!
What stops you from reaching your goals? How do you remove stops and distractions? How do you stop distracting yourself when you must be at peak performance? How is esports different from more physical sports when it comes to mental training? These are some of the elements I cover in this podcast episode. Drawing from decades of coaching and mental training of top performers, I reflect on what can help you gain sharp focus and... Read more!
Extending the concept of evaluating people as Givers or Takers with the Scale of Giving. Make the World a better place by being a Giver and surround yourself with other Givers. This will create ripple effects and become a true pay-it-forward solution. Perhaps the most insidious is the people pretending to be givers when all they think about is what’s in it for them. Link to this post: https://isene.org/2021/02/Podcast-ScaleOfGiving.html Read more!
My latest Covid relief: The T-REX The Corona times has made room for doing more geek stuff. I’m lovin’ it. After creating the RTFM and Astropanel, time came to create my own RPN calculator for the terminal. I have enjoyed creating this even though it took much less time than I was hoping for (less than 20 hours). Hopefully someone will use it and start nudging me for new features :-) This screencast shows the... Read more!
Who should you surround yourself with? Could there be a really simple answer to this seemingly complex subject? My adventure to simplify everything has reached the subject of “evaluating people”. During my 10 years as a professional recruiter/headhunter, I focused on determining a candidate’s personality, production record and how well the candidate would fit the team. We reached a record breaking success in our placements - but at a cost. Our evaluations were quite complex.... Read more!
Here are two more interesting webinars for you. Cathrine Skovli is on a roll, setting up one cool webinar after the other. First we have a webinar with Aksel Inge Sinding - a psychologist specializing in emotions. Here’s how Cathrine framed this webinar: Starting in Norwegian, but we shift to english after a few minutes :-) Aksel Inge Sinding is helping people and kids deal with and understanding their emotions. He is active in webinars,... Read more!
Welcome to our first webinar of 2021 :-) The Olympic Gold medalist Øystein “Pølsa” Pettersen shares his uncommon common sense as a former top international ski sensation now turned coach and motivator. Listen to his straight-forward and to-the-point wisdom. This webinar is in Norwegian - but we agreed to do one in English at a later stage. Link to this post: https://isene.org/2021/01/Pettersen.html Read more!
Welcome to our last webinar in 2020 :-) We have a great motivational talk with the amazing actress and former alcohol addict Julie Winge. She now helps hundreds of people find their way out of addiction. In these special times and with Christmas is coming, what a great way to finish the last webinar of 2020. If you don’t hear from me for the rest of the year, have a great Christmas and an inspiring... Read more!
Listen in for a Fantastic motivational Zoom webinar with the amazing Christin Oldebråten. Christin quit her leader position to take a year off in nature. And she continues on the path of living slowly and in harmony with nature. She helps and inspires outdoor enjoyment for so many. She arranges tire training and mountain hikes. In addition, her family has a clinic in Uganda. Christin is an empathetic, down-to-earth person with a big heart. Link... Read more!
I am proud to present my latest project - the Astropanel. This program will help you decide when you should bring out your telescope. Feature list: Weather forecast for the next 9 days with coloring (red/yellow/green) based on your limits for cloud cover, humidity, temperature and wind Easy graphic representation of when the Sun, Moon and planets are visible with the Moon’s phase showing in how light the representing bar is Extra information for each... Read more!
Though provoking. Pointed angles to education. Listen in for a Fantastic motivational Zoom webinar with the amazing Vibeke Gwendoline Fængsrud - Founder of House Of Math, and her vision on free education to all. This series of webinars is an offspring from the Facebook group “Help without thought of reward”. The amazing Cathrine Skovli hosts these almost every week. Subscribe to the Youtube channel (or this blog - bottom of the page) to follow these... Read more!
What is the simplest possible tip for how to handle any stressful situation in life? What do you do when life is mounting overwhelming opposition? When lots of variables are in play? Boss breathing down your neck, kids screaming, family unraveling, deadlines approaching at frightning speed while you stand there paralyzed with stress. Do you write a todo list? Figure out the most brilliant move to defuse the situation? What? Listen and hear if this... Read more!