Insights & Real Questions

Simple. Not Easy - Understanding Professional and Personal Triangles

Triangles

Jonathan Thomas and Tim Preston explore the geometry of relationships from both a leadership and personal perspective, and how their CoreSelf Map™ begins with drawing a simple triangle on a blank sheet of paper to help people visualize stable relationships and how to work better together.

Simple Not Easy Map

Being Awake. Being Aware. Being Able.

Being Awake Think of your situation, challenge, or crossroad in life as a road trip. Before you can get behind the wheel of a car and make the trip, you first need to be awake. Of course, with the advent of modern GPS systems where our journey can easily be…

Simple. Not Easy Situational Vs Clinical Depression

Understanding the Difference Between Situational and Clinical Depression

You may be a boss concerned about your team members, or an individual that is uncertain about your own changes in feelings or mood. Feelings of Clinical Depression are often labeled broadly as depression. However, there is a big difference between Clinical Depression and Situational Depression. Understand the differences and…

Leadership Lenses of 4X Leaders

What is a 4X Leader? Businesses that have managed to navigate the changes that the pandemic thrust on their customers, leaders, and employees have been forced to reimagine and recalibrate their business models in unprecedented ways with little to no warning. Aside from learning to manage entire teams remotely, many…

Simp;e. Not Easy Getting on the Same Page Literally

Getting on the Same Page, Literally – Part 2

  Jonathan Thomas and Tim Preston dive deep into what inspired them to consider changing career paths and how their CoreSelf Map has helped many people and teams become the best version of themselves.

Simp;e. Not Easy Getting on the Same Page Literally

Getting on the Same Page, Literally – Part 1

  Join co founders Tim Preston & Jonathan Thomas of Simple. Not Easy as they discuss using a unique process, a one-page CoreSelf Mapping tool devoted to helping individuals and teams get on the same page.

Simple Not Easy Are You Awake

Fatigue, Doldrums, and Depression: Situational vs. Clinical

More than eight months into the Covid 19 pandemic, many of us have begun to feel worn down mentally and emotionally. Even for those who have avoided serious illness, supporting the well-being of colleagues, friends and family – in addition to ourselves – requires consistenttime and effort. Working at a…

Simple. Not Easy. Fatigue

Are you Experiencing Virtual Meeting Fatigue?

For many of us, the past eight months have radically shifted our weekly schedules. Working from home has both benefits and challenges.  Reduced commuting and travel time has created opportunities to spend many more productive hours in online meetings.  However, 7-8 hour days of screen time can be exhausting.  As…

Simple Not Easy - Entering 2021 in alignment with things that matter most

Entering 2021 in alignment with things that matter most

As 2021 approaches, now is the time to align with the things that matter most to you. Surprisingly, you already have within you an internal support system that can help you get there. To tap into that system, you have to slow down first so you can assess those pivotal…