You have probably heard the expression ‘fake it til you make it’ – or in other words, pretend to be who you wish to become, until you can say you really are that person. I would suggest that ‘work on it til you make it’ might be a more accurate expression. But how does one actually ‘work on’ becoming something new?
Last week was stage 2 of my Helmsman Project adventure: a five-day sailing trip with 30 odd teenage boys.
Have leaders made a conscious decision to follow a path that would lead them to their position or is leadership the unplanned consequence of a series of events?
In last week’s post, I wrote I was about to jump on a ship with about 35 15-year-old boys. Well, I have been and conquered… with a reminder or two along the way!
How often do we stop ourselves from doing something because the ‘conditions aren’t quite right’?
Society rightly encourages us to challenge ourselves and push our limits. But is there ever a time when giving up actually is the right thing to do?
The words we say can be so powerful – and the story behind my coming to Australia is the perfect example of this…
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I’ve been carrying in my wallet a little pocket card received during a leadership course. Normally, it sits there, unattended to. But something made me reach out for it…