When we water, I’m always amazed at how little water soaks in beyond the top centimeter, most of it seems to bounce off.
The inevitable and ongoing ‘onboarding’ and ‘orientation’ of a new job or role is a bit overwhelming. But all you need are the principles.
Boundaries are rarely, if ever, 100% solid. Often boundaries and fences restrict the flow of certain things, but allow the passage of others.
Different, not Risky
When our job is to manage risk, it can be easy to because risk adverse. Our default position can be ‘no’ to any form of change.
We Lost our Data
We conducted a survey. But when we went to look for the results, they were gone. Nothing. Nada. Zilch. Vanished into to thin air.
Context matters. Not only for an experience about living in a country, but also for working in an organisation, working on change.
Creating Change – One Try at a time
Nothing we are doing is perfect. Change doesn’t happen when we focus on perfection, it happens when we try things. And try again. And again.
‘Oh wow! You’re so big now.’
‘Oh wow! You’re so big now.’ However, the child growing and parents/siblings only notice the growth because clothes and shoes no longer fit.
If you talk to anyone who has played games, they can tell stories of awkward hits and ones in the sweet spot. Decision making is like this
Joy and Delight
As the first hints of the sun’s glow appears, the dawn chorus of birdsong has become loud filling my soul with joy.
Tennis or Golf?
When we seek change, innovation, or even seek to lead a team, it is tempting to play tennis, when often it is wiser to play golf.
Like many parents, we have photos on the walls of our kids at different ages. Each one brings back memories of events and time now gone.