Where are you getting educated? Who are you reading? Who are you listening to? Ten years ago you had to actively seek out what to read, listen to, or attend. You probably did this based on having a question you wanted to answer, or a gap in your knowledge or skill that you wanted to fill.
Now most people read whatever’s in their social media feed.
That’s high risk. Filling your brain with other people’s interests, people who may or may not be experts. Allowing Facebook’s algorithm to set the direction of your learning.
Is it time for you to take back control of what you fill up your mind with?
I run a course called Board of Directors. Business owners join me for two days every three months and we go deep on their businesses, and their own personal psychology.
Recently we got some HR people in to help us improve our professional development program at MedRecruit.
People often talk about the impact they want to have… In the future.
After a crisis, most people aim to get back to the state they were in before the crisis.
Recently the World Medical Association ratified a change to the Declaration of Geneva, the modern-day Hippocratic Oath, the value-set of doctors worldwide, to include the health and wellbeing of doctors.
I was recently speaking to a group of corporates.
And I had to smile.
I speak to a lot of groups of people AND Purpose is something that I’m big on, and it invariably leads to someone asking the question, “I don’t know what I want to do. What should I do?”
“When is it giving up, and when is it changing direction?” is a question I get asked a lot.
Some people like beer.
Some people like wine.
Recently I was fortunate to attend a good friend of mine’s wedding in Bali. He’s a partner at a well-known law firm in Singapore, and many of the attendees were merchant bankers, venture capitalists and other people in the finance space.