Heart truths for complex times

Complex times mean unlearning the problem-fixing mode. Be comfortable with the unknown. Integrate cognitive and emotional aspects. It's okay to go on an inner journey.

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"The world is not what it was. So much has changed. I don't have any solutions, and I don't know if I will ever have any answers to questions I have never asked myself before."

These are the exact words of a CEO client with whom I was conducting a coaching conversation a few days ago. How does that make you feel, I asked?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 19, 2020, with the headline Heart truths for complex times. Subscribe