Smart entrepreneurs mitigate risk wherever possible to set up a low risk/high return situation. But mitigating risk is not the same as removing uncertainty.
Uncertainty means you don’t know exactly what will happen, mitigating risk is about protecting yourself from the downside.
But too many people confuse the two; they mistake uncertainty for risk and don’t take action.
The people who change the world don’t know exactly what will happen, but they lean into the uncertainty, certain that whatever happens they will handle it.
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.