The Browser: Five books – Robert Kelsey on Overcoming Insecurities

The following article is currently on The Browser as part of their Five Books series. The interview was conducted by Sophie Roell.   Most self-help books promise to take you from 0 to 100, but many people reading them are starting at minus 100. The author of What’s Stopping You? picks books that helped him understand his own insecurities, and …

Squaring Covey’s circle of concern

In last week’s blog I mentioned one of Stephen Covey’s core pieces of mental compartmentalisation – his division of life’s happenings into either our circle of concern or our circle of influence. Everything within our circle of concern has an impact upon us, he states, yet we can act upon only those events that are within our circle of influence. …