As the world gets smaller, as technology removes more and more barriers, the distance between ‘can’ and ‘will’ keeps getting smaller.
Compared to 100 years ago, anyone can build a billion-dollar company, speak professionally, get paid to do what they love, build a worldwide audience…
But will you?
Living an exceptional life, or not, is now a choice.
That adds pressure.
But coal can turn to diamonds under pressure, or get crushed.
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.
Sometimes wonderful things take you by surprise, they open a new door.
Have you ever moved into a new house and seen something that needed fixing and thought “I’ll get on to that soon”?
Humans are tribal.
As humans we have an insatiable desire to explain untoward events so we can get on with solutions.