Creating versus Picking

paintI had the good fortune of working with someone recently and they made the comment to me that they are often not comfortable or happy with the work contracts that they pick. They have a feeling once they start it that perhaps it was not the best choice and maybe they chose it for the wrong reasons – like the number of zeros on the pay-check, or the prestige of the organisation they would work for, or the country where the contract is. So I want to bring out two great strategies and lessons here.


STRATEGY 1: values-based decision making

This is something I was considering as I was riding my bicycle through the rice fields the other day. It was essentially making decisions based on our deeper values. Which we probably think we do automatically. Maybe. And maybe sometimes we habitually make decisions, without being conscious of what values are being met or not met. Continue reading


welcome bwHi there,

I just wanted to welcome you to the WorldsBIGGESTGym Blog. I hope that you are having a fantastic day wherever you are in the world at this point in time. I am writing this as I sit in my office in Bali, Indonesia. I have lead a full life to bring me to this point now, as I am sure that you have as well; so I am grateful that we actually connected at this point in time.

So again I just want to offer you a big welcome. I look forward to sharing some professional ideas, insights and experiences with you as we delve into the field of personal growth, peak performance and health & wellness. I think it is our sharing and digging deeper that makes a real difference to us all each and every day.

So here’s to us becoming even better versions of our best self”s. All the very best and I look forward to crossing paths with you one day.


Carl (Founder and Principle NLP Life Coach, WorldsBIGGESTGym)