There is a way to life that journeys through space and time, in a dimension not perceptible to the eye. I am not referring to the realm of the metaphysical rather the space within us.
It is the place we go when we allow our focus to move inward; it is a conscious choice tied with the intention to ease out from the busyness of everyday living, allowing our mind to slow down, to become quiet, and to pay attention to the messages that arise in-between.
It is a space of both awe and wonder that fuel our passion for exploration and learning, for curiosity and adventure. It is a place in which curiosity meets vulnerability as part of the whole because it requires us to surrender to the uncertainty and the discomfort that may arise within.
Vulnerability is not weakness; it is our greatest measure of courage.
~Brené Brown PhD
In that dimension, new, inner layers of consciousness await to come to the surface, to shine a light on our heart and mind, in a quest for purpose to come alive.
I came upon a beautiful card recently; embossed in golden tones, it revealed a sketched compass that mapped out the multitude of inner states of being or emotions we all have the capacity to experience. On its front, an engraved dedication: “Your soul card for inspiration”.
There is a vast array of positive emotional states that we can tap into to feel propelled forward, to be driven to action, to be inspired, that can ignite a fire in our hearts and grow our inner power to become beacons of positive change.
Compassion. Gratitude. Authenticity. Forgiveness. Purpose. Passion. Awareness. Positivity. Joy. Kindness. Mindfulness.
The human inner compass is abundant in its boundless capacity for good.
Positive emotional states intertwine with dormant layers of human potential hidden beneath the “waterline”, below the visible surface that is the world around us, the reality of every day where beliefs and values manifest in the shape of behaviours turned into action.
Human potential is intangible, invisible, and often dormant; it holds the blueprint of our wholeness as human beings, bestowed with unutilised gifts and talents awaiting to be unlocked.
It is the bridge between our automatic modalities stored in the subconscious, and our heart, the house of human potential that can elevate our state of self-awareness through daily wellbeing practices, human-based conversations where empathy fuses with deeper listening, curiosity, openness, and genuine care.
In the holistic Human Potential Assessment Model (HPM) we leverage at Being at Full Potential, a metaphorical Human Potential House takes its foundations on four distinct states of being that sustain “whole person” conversations, to unleash greater levels of Human Potential realisation among individuals and within the organisation.
Drawing on extensive research, these four states appear to be present amongst those individuals who consistently tap into their full human potential, with the underlying dimensions helping access and fully live into them.
Seeing human potential realisation as a journey, we facilitate shifts & breakthroughs through authentic dialogue where ideas and options manifest, supporting moves to a higher level of organisation maturity as an expression of the collective consciousness through the utilisation of human potential within the complex company’s eco-system.
These states of being and their underlying dimensions can be seen as a map, offering the unique opportunity to navigate the maze of beliefs and values that create one’s reality, inward and outward.
Acting as catalysts for positive change, they can shed a light on the levers of human potential realisation and to pinpoint the areas that will have the greatest impact on growth, whether at the individual, team, or organisational level.
They facilitate a deeper level of listening, aiding conversations that explore the human dynamics at play.
Enabling human-based conversations is key to unravel inner motivators and to fuel greater engagement & happiness. By setting free individual purpose, we enable individuals and teams to generate clarity around goals and priorities in line with strategic goals.
We sustain harmonisation of one’s individual levers to growth with the company’s journey thus bringing about greater shared-value creation, and ultimately improved measurable performance.
Releasing unutilised human potential is about unlocking positive pathways in the mind that produces alignment with our hearts; this will result in a higher sense of the self that goes hand in hand with intentional decision-making, opening the doors to growth and performance, long term sustainability, and greater organisational happiness and resilience.
There is nothing more limiting than tapping out of tension and oversimplifying the thoughts and feelings that have the power to help us understand who we are and what we need.
~The Atlas of the Heart, Brené Brown PhD
How do you empower yourself and inspire those around you?