Leadership drives change while representation tends towards stability and status quo. Both are important. The trick is to know how to combine them.
Thinking being wrong makes us wrong is a belief. It’s something we’re taught from a young age. The wrongness challenge is to change our belief. If we decide that being wrong is actually right or, if that is too much of a stretch, simply inevitable, then wrong ceases to exist. We are then left to contemplate the world without being wrong.
As a start-up leader, should I lead the shut down? More than ever I know the answer is yes. It could have been so easy to feel a failure for not maintaining a “sustainable entity”. Instead I led an innovative organisation that did some amazing work with some wonderful people, which will be remembered.
When I fly, certain occurrences are common enough to list but, as if just to keep things interesting, the universe serves them up in unique variations and varying sequences. Common and unique, a divine diversity. But on a two-flight day, there was sure to be a couple of good stories. These are them.
The origin of the word “war” dates back the 12th century concept of “strife”, meaning both “bitter conflict” and “strenuous effort”. Perhaps it’s time use the latter meaning in order to realise peace, rather than […]