After a crisis, most people aim to get back to the state they were in before the crisis.
But there’s a problem with that.
Where you were before the crisis was what led to the crisis.
Unless you want to repeat the past, the goal in any crisis must be to transcend to a new level.
Check out this article where the Dutch school the US on this exact issue in the prevention of flooding.
We worry about things that might not work out.
We are all a combination of our experiences of the past.
We don’t need to detach from our painful past.
The you today is different from the you a year ago.
Sometimes leadership is about creating a vision and bringing people along.
To love and be loved. Isn’t that all there really is?
Almost everyone I know who has achieved greatness in something, be that business, sports, the arts, they all began their journey to escape something.
There’s a lot of talk now about hiring people for attitude rather than skills.
When we want something, we are taught to visualise that thing, to focus on that image, until we have it.
There’s almost never a completely clean run.