It’s pretty exciting having just had my 58th birthday to feel that every day I’m doing the work I have been preparing for over decades.
By way of example:
- a 4.30am start and in London today to run a soft-selling workshop for client customer services team as part of phase 2 of their Blended Leadership Academy.
- A new project agreed yesterday with a global client on process improvement using the 7 wastes and project teams, coaching the operations director and change management for the team.
Some pretty cool work for what used to be a humble accountant.
John Maxwell said:
“Success: know your purpose in life; grow to your potential; sow to benefit others” – a bit philosophical perhaps for early on a Thursday, but I wanted to share this reflection for anyone who isn’t quite aligned with their purpose, especially in their work.
I believe it’s worth investing some time to understand one’s purpose and vision, then putting the right steps in place to start living it every day. It’s not just (or even) management speak from the life coaching domain, it’s totally practical and rather elegant.
In truth, I would give up most of what I learned at school to have been given some insight into this way of thinking at an early age.