I have a confession
My white/grey/silver hair is not natural. It is completely artificial by my bestie and hairdresser Cameron. I wrote the full story some time ago, and you can catch it here.
This year, putting together Launching into Leadership and my other online programs involved months of filming my white face and white hair against a white wall. All this had me pining for a change. I tried those flash virtual backgrounds with limited success - the artificial intelligence couldn’t tel…
Deep down we just want to belong.
To do that we need to fit in, be like everybody else.
I have never felt like everybody else.
Maybe it’s the same for you.
I always wanted to have a pony tail that swung from side to side when I walked, or one that could be flung around when I danced.
I wanted a suburban life where I took the kids to school and then did fitness with the other school mums returning to tend to my stylish home
or screeeeeech …. Stop ….
No, I did not want any…
My younger self knew everything.
You ask her any question and she had an answer.
She was lashings and lashings of FIG JAM*.
Even when she didn’t know she was never going to admit it. She was the epitome of a fixed mindset, using all her energy to defend her all-knowing reputation.
To be clear she was clever, quick to learn and curious.
But this was her armour and not her gift.
It stopped her and her team being all they could be.
This was not leadership this was fea…
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