DECODING AQ - Adaptability Confidence With Ross Thornley

Decoding AQ with Ross Thornley Feat. Rich Alderton - Adaptability Advisor

January 25, 2022 Ross Thornley + Special Guests Episode 54
DECODING AQ - Adaptability Confidence With Ross Thornley
Decoding AQ with Ross Thornley Feat. Rich Alderton - Adaptability Advisor
Show Notes

The only thing we can do that is guaranteed to prepare us for an increasingly uncertain future is to become more adaptable to change. But most people feel like their relationship with change is fixed in stone. The good news is that nothing could be further from the truth.
Rich Alderton can provide a roadmap and a few simple - albeit counter-intuitive - practical tools based on scientific theory. The result is a set of personal superpowers that enable anyone to enjoy rather than endure a life of change that surely lies ahead of us all.

Ross and Rich talk about embracing change, helping people become more adaptable, relationships with change, learning adaptability, understanding change, anxiety, evolution and understanding instincts The pair also discuss preparing and shifting states, burnout, reflecting, external and internal environments, relevancy, anxiety, facing fear, negativity bias, self protecting, informal mindfulness, grit, cancer and exploring the limits of who you are.     

Timestamps:

  • 00:52 Rich's background and overview 
  • 02:41 Rich's career path shift 
  • 05:41 Helping people deal with change
  • 10:13 Learning adaptability
  • 14:43 Reflecting and what could have been done different
  • 20:13 Spotting burnout
  • 25:00 Feeling venerable when changing
  • 29:45 Shifting to becoming highly adaptable and thriving through change
  • 33:49 Road maps
  • 40:57 Stimulants for high performance change
  • 46:14 Gratitude and leadership
  • 50:32 The last time Rich did something for the first time

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