It’s Not the Tool, it’s the Skill

Do any of your team ever blame their tools? Or heaven forbid, you have? If so watch this video clip available on YouTube https://youtu.be/600ykNF3md4 It involves a professional guitarist playing a $10 toy guitar bought from Walmart. He plays it stunningly, listen to it yourself. It’s not the tool, it’s the skill we should blame. If you’re a true professional you can use any tools to do a great job. The guys had 6.3 million views – very clever marketing stunt.

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Are you in the zone?

“Paul, you wash up the pans, I’ll clear the table” “Yes dear” and instantly I entered the motivational state of duty. I wasn’t going to enjoy washing the pans especially the ones with the roasties in them and the sausages which had left rock hard debris on the pan. But I did them, not brilliantly, if I’m honest, but I washed the pan in a motivational state known as the Duty State. This is the frame of mind where you do something because you have to, if you don’t there’ll…

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