How many calls do you get in a day? Ever had one that made you stop and gave you a reality check? We had one this week. Saw a call coming in from Australia and answered thinking it was a work call. It was my in-law's next door neighbour. She told me to sit down and then said that my Mum and Dad in-law had dropped 5 meters off an embankment and had been cut out of their car and taken to hospital in highly critical condition.
Think. Decide. Start. Do. Learn. Re-Do. - Repeat - Mike Clark
W.E. Hickson is credited with popularizing the proverb: 'Tis a lesson you should heed: Try, try, try again. If at first you don't succeed, Try, try, try again.
Success is messy. It does not flow as one plans or expects...
Writing my article a couple of weeks ago on Internal Marketing to your team, I finished with a wry bit of self-reflection by posting the rather bleak view Kiri had to look out on. In line with practising what we preach the below shows a marked improvement:
Ever avoided something for fear of rejection? Many people can relate, and have lost the opportunity that was perhaps wrapped in the difficulty. Contrast this with a kid wanting something at a supermarket: a lolly, ice-cream or chocolate perhaps. Ever seen a kid focused on a prize paired with a parent who says “no”? The interesting thing is not who “wins” but lies in the child’s unrelenting passion: