Permission and approval from others does not change the fact it might not work. Convening costs little, but does come with the risk that you might be alone.
From the Blog on fear
That wasn’t as bad as I thought. It doesn’t matter what the ‘that’ is referring to. Perhaps Seneca was correct – fear is worse imagined than lived.
You can’t become a master without shipping. Perhaps the nerves, the fear, and yes even the ‘getting it wrong’ moments, are signals we are on to something
Thinking about an idea and bringing it to market are two very different things. And no, it is not just about execution. It is also about means and critics.
The fear of missing out. We all experience it at times, some more than others. But here’s the thing. We always are missing out.
Fear puts us on high alert. It signals danger may be present. But fear might just be an indicator that we are considering doing the next right step.
Every time we introduce new ways of doing things, new technology, new ideas, we see the shadows move and assume the worst.
The resistance is rarely about facts and logic; it’s usually about fear and the stories we tell ourselves. We need to tell better stories.
Fear can is a state of heightened alertness and can highlight the need for urgent action. It is rarely a helpful long term driver for positive organisational change. It may help bring about change, but it will also cause people to leave as no one wants to be in a...