I walked away from a seven figure salary to pursue this dream of mine. The people around me thought I was crazy, and many still do, but I know what I’m passionate about. That is, empowering people to rise above the constraints of their upbringing! In a nutshell, that is my calling in life. To inspire and guide others towards embracing the enormous potential that they have within them.
It is easy to get drawn into the mindset of wanting to be celebrated for a massive achievement. However, that same mindset also convinces us that the ‘go-big-or-go-home’ mentality is the only one worth achieving. Perhaps a good exercise in mindfulness while completing today’s challenge is to look around you and notice how some of the big things you appreciate could so easily have been unachievable if there was a simple small thing that was not achieved independent of the big audacious goals.
I’ve often found myself considering restraint in sharing my knowledge with some, because of the ridiculous assumption that in doing so, I may render myself redundant. But then I started considering previous times when I did share such knowledge and noticed how few embraced it. It’s really simple, this whole leadership thing. Take accountability for Continue Reading
Too often we consider the hardships of our lives to be the trials we endure. Trials, however, are relative to our perception of what our true goals are in life. In our aspirations to be successful, or more accurately as is true in most cases, to be perceived as successful by others, it’s easy to be Continue Reading
I’ve often been accused of expecting too much from people, only to realise that they in fact expect too little from themselves. I’ve seen this play out on numerous occasions where I’ve demanded a level of delivery from colleagues or family members that was slated as unrealistic, only to see them achieve their targets anyway. Continue Reading