“I wanted to turn my divorce into a positive. What if I didn’t blame the other person for anything, and held myself 100 percent accountable? What if I checked my own shit at the door and put my children first? And reminded myself about the things about my ex-husband that I love, and fostered the friendship?” (Gwyneth Paltrow) Be calm and divorce with minimum fuckups. Learn to set priorities and navigate a breakup in a... Read more!
“I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.” (Albert Einstein) “In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.” (Phil Collins) This OnePageBook™ will give you a simple and raw take on teaching effectively. Following the steps and exercise in this book will make you a better teacher. Download as pdf by clicking on the cover image: As usual, you will find it in... Read more!
A refreshing interview. Master coach Ignacio Perez asking interesting questions as we cover lots of ground - from coaching and simplicity to why I believe we should disband management and sales. Perez is a really good guy. Check out his Facebook group Link to this post: https://isene.org/2020/06/PerezInterview.html Read more!
I’m on a quest to reduce my principles in life to utter simplicity. Here’s what I have boiled it down to so far - this covers pretty much all I do: MAKE EVERYTHING SIMPLE Reduce everything to only what is needed DO ONLY THAT WHICH HELPS Focus on what you can control Pick what excites you and do that Don’t spend energy on what you cannot control Disregard the past & much of the future... Read more!
The Corona situation has seen a dramatic increase in conspiracy theories. Not only concerning the virus itself, its origin and propagation, but linking it to a multitude of other claimed conspiracies. I am not a big fan of conspiracy theories. I see it as a an attempt to short cut years of hard work by gaining access to “secret knowledge” that makes the person “special” and “woke” and able to look upon other people as... Read more!
The “Å” team interviews the amazing Chris Cook - Olympic swimmer, Commonwealth Champion, European and World Championships medal winner. Chris is a wonderful guy - empathetic and smart. We could learn a lot from his experiences. Link to this post: https://isene.org/2020/05/ChrisCook.html Read more!
The “Å” team covers mental training in eSports. Link to this post: https://isene.org/2020/04/eSports.html Read more!
The “Å” team covers how to handle stress, trouble and Corona lock-downs. Link to this post: https://isene.org/2020/04/Stress.html Read more!
The “Å” team shares all the secrets to doing great presentations. I present this here as a podcast since it may be easier to listen to a one hour show than watching the full video. But if you prefer the video, it’s at the bottom here. As promised during this talk: Here is Brendan juggling: Here is Øivind doing flair: And here is Nick Vujicic: Want us to cover other topics? Share your ideas by... Read more!
Anette is my woman, but Julia is a pretty lovable programming language. It’s a high level language geared toward mathematics, statistics and data science. It has a clear and simple syntax with a vast range of modules - from astronomy and chemistry to geophysics, finance and machine learning. It’s open source and can be used for anything, really. The neatness of Julia become apparent when you launce the interpretor on the command line and type... Read more!
Marcus Aurelius is one of my favorite philosophers. His views capture much of how I conduct my life, but with an extra dose of empathy. In these Corona times, Marcus has som good advice captured in this must-read article. Enjoy. “Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.” “You have power over your mind - not... Read more!
Thanks to Brendan who discovered Calendly, you can now book a 30 minute online coaching session with me. Just follow the link in the bottom right corner and book an available time slot that suits you. We can talk over Google Hangout, Skype, Zoom, Signal, Messenger or any other means that you like. And it’s free. I enjoy coaching a variety of different people. But this doesn’t have to be a coaching session. It could... Read more!