I have seen countless business owners shy from articulating their business strategy because they “aren’t great at strategy and don’t have any great ideas.”
What they mean is “I don’t have any ideas with a 100% chance or success and no chance of being criticised.
But no great ideas? Seriously.
There are no ideas that have a 100% chance of success. Shit happens, both positive and negative. The successful business owner creates internal certainty that whatever happens they will be able to respond.
If you don’t want to fail, don’t try, don’t leave the house, but also don’t expect to be successful.
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.