When the work you're doing starts to get boring, really feels meaningless or just plain mundane, there is one thing you can do, and that's to reinvent yourself. In the course of my career the times I engaged in such reinvention were some of the most joyful ones I can remember, with each of my endeavors being fresh and new and something to look forward to.
One number that caught my attention from the 2022 Edelman Special Report: Trust and Climate Change, this is it: Almost half of people aged 18 to 34 who participated in this survey said they believed that adopting a sustainable lifestyle will mean giving up just about everything pleasurable about their lives.
There can be no denying that the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, whom I had the rare privilege of not only meeting, but actually exchanging informal pleasantries with during a chance encounter at a birthday celebration for her son, was a profoundly sad occasion for the people of the UK, most of whom have known
Today I have been reflecting on the lessons learned so far from the Coronavirus pandemic and feel compelled to perhaps provide a somewhat different perspective on this crisis if I possibly can. The first thing that comes to mind is the human instinct to seek happiness – to light up what neuroscientists call “pleasure centers”
Now that you have allowed your Bold and Courageous Self to emerge, become an Expert in your particular cause or issue, identified as a “good person,” energized yourself by eliminating energy leaks and toxic influences from your environment, and are Showing Up with a Smile at meetings and conferences, and are more ready than ever
Now that you’ve let your Bold and Courageous Self emerge to assert your leadership in your cause or issue, are making a conscious effort to be a “Good Person,” and are eliminating the “energy leaks” in your life that hinder your effectiveness, now what? Get out and meet with people. Show up at internal meetings