It’s possible that you may be struggling even now with getting your organisation or team to where you want them to be. Your “team” may even be your family or your relationships. You may be full of energy, have a fantastic vision, be clear about why you need to move, where you want to be and yet still be failing to make the progress that you were hoping for. That will be causing you frustration and stress and be having a negative impact on the motivation of both you and your team.
At the end of last summer I suffered an accident on a Swiss mountain that necessitated a helicopter rescue, a visit to two hospitals and a significant number of uncomfortable stitches, crutches, pain killers and a limp (for a number of weeks anyhow). Since that time I’ve been looking forwards to running 10km again and at my previous pace. You couldn’t knock that desire from a point of vision, you couldn’t knock me for effort, yet for some reason (and until last Sunday) I never seemed to be getting past the 7km mark.
If you take the metaphor of my leg injury and apply it to your life or business I bet you can find some parallels with where you are right now too.
So what I needed was a breakthrough. [Read more…]