Guided by instinct

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“Actions guided by instinct rarely lead us astray.” #bgdtcoaching.

When guided by instinct, the natural ability or skill we have within us, actions invariably flow well and indeed we are rarely led astray. Yet although we have the possibility of being guided by instinct at any moment, it might be interesting to query how often we actually make use if this resource.

Frequently we seem to be swayed more by external elements such as advertisements, society made up by the nameless ‘others’, and the like. Even the desire for approval from loved ones, friends and/or colleagues may mean we are less guided by instinct than is probably good for us.

However we look at the question, when we are guided by instinct we are attuned to ourselves. By ignoring our instinct, and we intuitively know when we are going against ourselves, we are giving away control of our life.

Or maybe not. To join the conversation here and share your input on the issue of being guided by instinct, please leave a comment below.


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About Brian

Brian Groves DipM MCIM Chartered Marketer and CTI-trained co-active coach, supplies professional and personal development through coaching, coaching workshops, marketing development training and English language training.

As an adjunct professor at the Catholic University of Milan, Italy, Brian teaches a postgraduate course based on dramatic texts and elements of coaching to examine various work-related performance matters.


Personal performance potential at work (2014), Coaching, performing and thinking at work (2013), Reflections on performance at work (2012), Elements of theatre at work (2010) and Training through drama for work (2009).


2 Responses to Guided by instinct

  1. klbelvin says:

    Brian, I agree 100%. I also think fear prevents many of us from not be able to hear what our instincts are expressing to us.

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