Motivation for the Weekly Trigger Questions

Here is the original motivation for the Weekly Trigger Questions, sent to clients on 19 February 2019:

1. I have four main reasons for nudging you every Monday with the questions you received yesterday:I want you to think deeper and clearer about your situation. By asking you to think about those questions and by asking you to write down your responses, you will become (even) more aware of what is happening around you. And you will begin to realize that you have far more power and control than you are willing to admit to yourself.

2. I want you to record a week-by-week history of your experiences, your successes and failures, so that over time you can look back and (a) appreciate what you have achieved and (b) remember what you have learned. Time too easily fogs our mind into faulty recalls and so into repeated mistakes. (You may call it a journal, if you wish.)

3. If you share your weekly responses with me you will help me to help you. I stand outside your situation and thus can see it differently. I do not have to see it correctly, but I do need to help you question your own understanding.

4. Together we can uncover patterns in your life, patterns that can make you more effective and patterns that sap your energy. But we will only spot these patterns if we record the events and decisions that form them.

I look forward to Monday.

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