In tennis, the majority of the game is spent volleying.
I hit the ball, you hit it back.
This is like a lot of engagements in life.
I throw something your way, you throw something back.
So, who are you volleying with?
People who are negative and sceptical of what you’re doing? People who deny the facts (as you see them)? People who don’t believe in the work you have chosen to focus your life on?
It’s unlikely that you will change anyone’s mind. It’s unlikely to make you better. But if you volley with them you will repeat, repeat, repeat…
Perhaps you’re better to play with someone else.
You have that choice.
When it comes to your business, what’s more important, revenue or profit?
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.