What we Notice and What we Imagine

I had an interesting chat with Kristin Arnold of extraordinaryteam.com on CJOB Radio. We spoke about some biases that sabotage our thinking. Kristin talked about the great distinction between what we notice and what we imagine.

For example, we notice what someone is wearing, or what they said or what we saw them do, but we imagine a lot of other things – we make assumptions. The thing about making assumptions is that we are wrong 50% of the time and this is where we can get into trouble.

Consider checking in to see if your assumptions are accurate or a little off base.

Enjoy the whole show here…



Stephanie Staples, CSP* is the author of When Enlightening Strikes – Creating a Mindset for Uncommon Success, an internationally acclaimed motivational speaker, and the recipient of the 2014 Manitoba Woman Entrepreneur Award for Contributions to Community. Stephanie empowers audiences & clients across North America to bring their ‘A’ game to work and to life. Stephanie has a special interest in working with and empowering nurses and healthcare providers. She happily calls Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada home. You can get loads of complimentary resources to help with issues such as work/life balance, wellness, stress management and happiness in general, as well as find out more information about her coaching and speaking services at http://www.YourLifeUnlimited.ca.

* Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), conferred by the National Speakers Association is the speaking profession’s international measure of professional platform proficiency. Less than 10 percent of speakers have earned this credential and are recognized as some of the best in their fields. Stephanie was one of only five professional speakers in Canada (and the only woman) to attain this designation in 2013.


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