Looking Back at 2019 – Here are the top 3 most read essays of the year.
This New Year’s is not only the end of the year, it’s the end of a decade! After over 14 years of publishing the “TED* Works!®” essays, we are filled with gratitude as we reflect on what TED* (*The Empowerment Dynamic)® and 3 Vital Questions® has meant for us, and what YOU have meant to TED*/3VQ. We wouldn’t be where we are today without you, our readers, and our practitioners, trainers, coaches, and many other partners. This month, instead of bringing you a new article, we invite you to revisit our top three articles of 2019! Together, let’s welcome a brand new decade and an empowering 2020!
Ask More Empowered Questions
Great questions trigger ideas and powerful new insights. Depending on the tone and intention behind your questions, they can also come across as condescending and manipulative. Read the Essay
How Victim Thinking Can Stop Innovation
There is a story about two young twin brothers who walked into a barn with their grandfather. One boy complained about the foul-smelling manure and ran out of the barn while complaining about getting manure on his shoes. The other boy raced through the barn with excitement and yelled to his grandfather, “With all this manure, there must be a pony somewhere!” Read the Essay
Do You Over-Function?
There’s a fine line between being helpful and over-functioning. Once you slip into over-functioning mode, you don’t have a choice to act. Your craving to act becomes an urge, almost like an obsession. Read the Essay