April 19, 2023 3 min read
We recently delivered a workshop as part of the PayPal Melbourne Fashion Festival’s “Fashion Culture Program” on unlocking your potential to perceive opportunity and approach challenges with renewed enthusiasm.
We have fielded many requests to share this valuable information from the presentation more broadly. Ask and you shall receive!
Because it’s true! With the right mindset and techniques, you can turn obstacles into opportunities. Introducing She Lion's 3P Framework (TM): Perception, Pragmatic Positivity, and Prolific Creativity. This approach will help you embrace challenges with renewed enthusiasm and uncover hidden opportunities. Let's dive in!
First up is Perception. Often, the real issue isn't the problem itself; it's how we perceive it. Our brains are hardwired for safety and survival, sometimes limiting our ability to see novel solutions. We often approach problems with a familiar perspective, seeking well-trodden and comfortable paths.
But what if we change our perspective? Shifting our mindset can open up new possibilities and solutions. Start by asking yourself, "What assumptions am I making about this problem? Can I view it from a different angle?" This process of questioning can help you break free from the limitations of your default perspective, allowing you to discover innovative solutions that may have been hidden in plain sight.
Next, we have Positivity. Facing challenges and worrying about potential adverse outcomes is natural. However, by adopting a positive mindset and focusing on the best possible outcomes, you can shift your energy and create a more optimistic approach to problem-solving.
We have a caveat to put onto this one; being pragmatic, realistic and "glass-half-full" is a better approach than rampant toxic positivity. Seeing opportunities rather than limitations is the game's name and a great mindset to nurture.
So, the next time you're facing a challenge, take a moment to pause and consider: "What's the best thing that could happen here? How can I turn this situation into an opportunity?" By asking these questions, you can reframe your thinking and shift your focus from potential problems to solutions.
Remember, Positivity is contagious. When you approach challenges with optimism and confidence, you will feel more empowered and inspire those around you to adopt a similar mindset.
Finally, we have Prolific Creativity. This She Lion 3P Framework aspect is about making connections, opening up possibilities, and practising creative thinking to enhance mental agility and flexibility.
Creativity is not a trait reserved for artists and visionaries; it's a skill that anyone can develop and hone. Cultivating creativity makes us better equipped to approach challenges from multiple angles, identify patterns, and develop innovative solutions.
Integrating She Lion's 3P Framework—Perception, Positivity, and Prolific Creativity—into your approach to challenges will enable you to tackle obstacles with renewed enthusiasm and uncover hidden opportunities.
Life's challenges are inevitable, but you can turn any challenge into a catalyst for growth and success with the right approach and direction.
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The She Lion Community (you) comprises an incredible mix of talented and inspirational people who are fearless leaders, professionals, motivators, agitators and everything in between.
We recently asked this question to our community: “If you could carry one piece of advice in your bag for life or business and beyond, what would it be?" with a $300 She Lion voucher up for grabs to thank the winner for their answer.