There's a Reason For That
Understand why people don't get you and you don't get them, and find calm when the shift hits the fan, starting today.
by Nolan Collins
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Pub Date 16 May 2022 | Archive Date 06 Jul 2022
Have you ever muttered the words “What were you thinking?” either under your breath or in a moment of frustration out loud. Or “Why did you do that?” and been rewarded with a shrug of unknowing in response?
The people we interact with, like us, have lives and experiences we couldn’t begin to fathom in our attempt to answer those questions – questions that never seemed to get answered to our satisfaction.
In a society bombarding us with endless self-help directives to do better, be nicer and be more compassionate with the people around us, it’s time to bridge the gap between being told what we should be doing, and knowing what we can actually do, today.
Nolan Collins, the creator of the solution-driven RAMP-IT framework and a lifelong trainer in several industries from hospitality to wellness to digital marketing brings you 20+ considerations that can help you understand yourself, your co-workers when you don’t see eye to eye, feel like you’re not being heard, or get rubbed the wrong way!
People’s perceptions of each other are often biased and incomplete, and opinions usually stem from a lack of awareness of the many considerations affecting us all every minute of every day.
Nolan delivers 20 honed Considerations, which will help you understand yourself and the people around you more clearly. And when people change or situations shift to the unknown or unfamiliar, you’ll get on better and get more done, with less stress and frustration.
Discovering why you think, feel, speak, and act differently in the many situations you find yourself in will empower you to be more understanding, patient, and compassionate with others AND yourself when you feel your expectations are not being met.
Inside There’s A Reason For That, you’ll learn:
- Why people you interact with every day behave the way they do — and how to stop their actions from affecting your happiness
- Why mindset is not always the problem… and discover how to deal with new, unfamiliar situations at work and home.
- How to respond when life shifts and things don’t go to plan
- What determines the results you get in any situation… and how you can use this principle to keep yourself from reacting to others
- How five simple questions can take the tension out of a stressful situation in a matter of minutes
- Why personality, behavioural and tendency tests don’t work long term for most people…and what to do instead to understand others better and not excuse yourself from acting badly.
- How to handle a heated discussion without offending the other person
- How to break unhelpful patterns, habits and even addictions with a simple phrase.
- Why people blame external factors or their environment when they feel stuck and overwhelmed – and what to do instead.
- Questions to ask to help you manage your negative emotions and move away from pain
And much more!
There’s A Reason For That is not your run of the mill self-help or self-awareness book, Nolan’s solution-driven behaviour thinking approach to coaching delivers situations, stories and actionable solutions. You’ll rethink how you look at and interact with each other and your own thoughts, both at work and in your personal relationships, even when you think all hope is lost.
To understand yourself and the people you interact with daily in an easy to understand, deeper and practical level, learn an easy way to diffuse tension and stress, get along well with them and feel calm in your own mind, scroll up now
"What a great book! It brings together age old wisdom with more recently published authors and research - all in an easily digestible format. Not only that but each learning point includes actionable steps for immediate implementation into our daily lives.
I started using a couple of the “considerations” even before I’d finished the book and they’ve made a noticeable difference to how I show up in the world."
"A lightbulb moment for HR professionals- practical, effective and accessible strategies for everyone in the workplace to get on better, achieve more and avoid time-consuming and stressful conflict and tension. Essential reading at all levels in any organisation.""
"Nolan has captured so many areas that is applicable to any setting. The thought provoking activities and rhetorical questions has already given me more insight to some of my daily practices and situations of past, current, and future experiences. This is more than personal and professional development. This is practical, mind development!"
"An eye opener in teaching you the ability to remain rational, in the reality of what goes on around you, ."
Average rating from 5 members
This book changed my entire way of thinking and interacting with others. How often do you find yourself getting frustrated with the choices and behaviors of others? If you’re like me it was a lot - until I read this and it helped me reframe my way of thinking. So grateful to have read this! Thank you NetGalley for the early opportunity to do so!
This is an interesting book about learning how to deal with others both in the workplace and in personal life. The Considerations show people how to slow down and react to situations in a more appropriate manner. I think this book is going to be helpful for a wide audience.
Great brilliant book, well written. Enjoyed every moment. Worth reading
Must read for everyone.. definitely buy
Thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for letting me review this book. This was an interesting read and puts a new take on how we encounter others. We all have different life experiences and handle life in our own way. It makes you stop and think about why people react the way they do and how you can better react to the other person.
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