The other night my three-year-old daughter was admitted to hospital with severe tummy pain.
When you are faced with fears for your child it puts things into perspective. My relief when she was discharged was immense. It turns out the toughest part of hospital for Flossie was leaving her new nurse friend!
Isn’t it so true that we can get so caught up in the day-to-day that we forget what’s really important?
It’s the same in business. We can get so caught up in the day-to-day operations that we forget what we’re really in it for.
Take time to get in the helicopter and to fly up for a 30,000-foot perspective.
Perhaps the ‘squeaky wheel’ isn’t all that important after all.
If Steve Jobs had been caught up in the weeds do you think we’d have the iPhone?”
Or do you want to be right?
Recently I was in a meeting with my management team.
One isn’t better than the other.
We all have different personas; the child, the warrior, the sage etc.
Is a feeling.
Entrepreneurs and doctors are similar in many ways.
Recently, I had an experience that led to a decision that on the outside might have seemed rapid and reckless.
Recently I met someone who inspired me to my very core; where they’ve come from, what they believe in, what they are doing, who they are, the integrity and courage they live with, the way they are living, the choices they are making, the trust they choose to live with…
They say the man who is going to live to 150 has already been born.