This blog as a source of inspiration and provocative thought.
Just like an athlete trains their body, we need to train our minds. If we are to head out there into the world and re-wire the systems that contribute to the challenges facing humanity, we need to be professionals. We need to be Olympic Grade athletes at what we do. These challenges are tricky, they take commitment, resilience and determination. It takes real GRIT. To get there we need to commit to doing the work ourselves.
We need to be prepared to look under the hood, to explore what makes us tick so we know how it is aﬀecting our work. We need to be willing to go places that might be a little ugly, and we might not like what we see, but that’s ok. At least we’ll know what to do about it.
The world needs people who care, who are deeply concerned about the state of things and want to do something about it. Sometimes people think that doing good is ﬂuﬀy, that it’s ﬂowers, unicorns and rainbows. To me,...